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Two months after First Step Act, no sign work has started on its centerpiece risk assessment software

Two months after First Step Act, no sign work has started on its centerpiece risk assessment software

More than two months since President Donald Trump signed into law the First Step Act, the development of a risk assessment tool central to its implementation is still stalled.

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We’re training AI to keep an eye on government. Come join us.

We’re training AI to keep an eye on government. Come join us.

Today we’re excited to announce a new initiative to help journalists, non-profits, and others interested in open government tap the power of machine learning to better analyze large sets of documents, ranging from email dumps and meeting minutes to housing inspection reports and archival documentation.

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The Trump administration orders government to speed up its use of AI

The Trump administration orders government to speed up its use of AI

The United States is committing to a broad program of artificial intelligence to maintain the country’s industry lead and modernize the military, the White House announced in an Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump on February 11th.

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Predictive policing in DOJ-cited jurisdictions is bad policy, AI Now says

Predictive policing in DOJ-cited jurisdictions is bad policy, AI Now says

The AI Now Institute is calling for checks on the datasets used by predictive policing systems because of concerns that the technology can perpetuate, rather than address, “dirty” policing practices.

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Shifting from Tasers to AI, Axon wants to use terabytes of data to automate police records and redactions

Shifting from Tasers to AI, Axon wants to use terabytes of data to automate police records and redactions

Axon, one of the most prominent suppliers of tech tools to law enforcement, is shifting from selling its signature Tasers to embedding artificial intelligence in police departments around the country

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