The U.S. needs to “get AI right” — and fast — says government group

The U.S. needs to “get AI right” — and fast — says government group

An interim report released earlier this month by the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence says the U.S. will lose important advantages in defense, human resources, and the economy if it doesn’t cooperate with industry and academia to prioritize progress in AI research and development.

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The future president's feelings on Freedom of Information

The future president’s feelings on Freedom of Information

While most support the public’s right to know, few have plans for expansion or will commit to subjecting the White House to stronger sunlight.

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Release Notes: Reminder to join our upcoming demo night in Boston

Release Notes: Reminder to join our upcoming demo night in Boston

Last week, we added notifications about donation cancellations for users without accounts, improved our error handling, and started working on our December demo night in Boston.

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This week's FOIA Round-up: Chicago FOIA under fire, Kansas open to records law feedback, and more on robocops

This week’s FOIA Round-up: Chicago FOIA under fire, Kansas open to records law feedback, and more on robocops

A layman’s guide to Chicago public records and city officials’ disregard for it. Transparency blog called for testimony to amend Kansas FOIA. Robots who see your phone and know who you are. It’s this week’s FOIA round-up.

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The "Melissa Worm" through the eyes of the FBI

The “Melissa Worm” through the eyes of the FBI

In early 1999, a piece of malware with one of the oddest origins hit the scene. This article explores the investigative methodology used by the FBI, and highlights some of their findings.

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