Artificial Intelligence

IBM Calls on Congress to Create a Science Readiness Reserve

Today, IBM submitted the following letter to Congressional leaders advocating for the creation of a Science Readiness Reserve, underscoring a key pillar of IBM CEO Arvind Krishna’s letter to President-elect Biden. ### November 25, 2020 Dear Members of Congress, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the country, IBM believes that America needs a […]

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IBM CEO Letter to President-elect Biden

IBM Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna sent the following letter to President-elect Joe Biden congratulating him on his election and outlining policy initiatives where IBM seeks to work with the incoming administration.

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A Precision Regulation Approach to Controlling Facial Recognition Technology Exports

America has historically employed controls on the export of advanced technologies developed here at home to ensure they are not misused abroad in ways that would run counter to national security interests, foreign policy priorities, or American values[1]. Pick an innovation: components that could be used to produce nuclear weapons, chemical weapons precursors, precision weapon […]

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Accelerating the Path Towards AI Transparency

When you’re grocery shopping, you may check an item’s nutrition label to discover its calorie or sugar content. This crucial information helps people make informed decisions about their eating habits and ultimately their health. A similar kind of transparency is what we should expect in AI systems, especially when they are used in the context […]

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Towards a Clear and Reliable Regulatory Framework on AI in Europe

Few technologies attract the level of attention that artificial intelligence (AI) does from governments, business, academics, media and the public, especially at a relatively early stage in their adoption.

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IBM Statement on National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020

Today IBM released the following statement on H.R. 6216, the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020: “IBM applauds Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) for introducing the bipartisan National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act of 2020. This bill will significantly strengthen U.S. leadership in the advancement of trustworthy AI by […]

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IBM Encourages OMB to Prioritize International Cooperation on AI Standards 

IBM submitted the following comments to The White House regarding their recent memorandum on “Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Applications” for the heads of executive departments and agencies. (Download the PDF letter here)   March 2, 2020 Mr. Russell T. Vought Office of Management and Budget 725 17th St., NW Washington, DC 20503 RE: […]

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IBM Statement on European Commission Strategy on AI and Data

Today IBM welcomed several important announcements on AI and emerging technology from the European Commission

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IBM Welcomed FY21 Budget that Expands Investments in Industries of the Future & New Collar Jobs

IBM today welcomed two significant increases that are included in the Administration’s FY 2021 budget proposal. The budget would expand investment in training for New Collar Jobs and accelerate U.S. innovation in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Quote on Doubling Investment in Quantum & AI “IBM applauds the administration’s commitment to double down on artificial […]

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