AI, Government and the Future

The AI Age: AI Driving The Future Of Governance 

AI, Government and the Future

Welcome to our weekly dive into the exciting world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the U.S. Government!

AI is progressing at an incredible pace, and we're just scratching the surface. With so much information out there, it can be overwhelming to keep up.

We're here to provide you with insightful analysis and a concise summary, delivered to you on a regular basis. Stay informed, stay up-to-date, and join us on this thrilling journey into the future of AI.

Recent Guest Mfon Akpan

In this episode of AI, Government, and the Future, host Max Romanik is joined by Dr. Mfon Akpan, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Methodist University, to discuss the transformative potential and challenges of AI in accounting education and the workforce. They explore how AI can enhance productivity, bridge the digital divide, and the ethical considerations surrounding its use in academia. Dr. Akpan also shares his insights on the rapidly evolving technology landscape and the importance of lifelong learning.

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How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Local State Governments - CBS News 

Imagine getting instant permit instructions via a chatbot, council meeting summaries posted in minutes, and DMV wait times slashed in half. A conference at the University of Baltimore explored how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can revolutionize state and local government.

AI can streamline public services by automating tasks and providing real-time information. It can also analyze vast amounts of data to optimize resource allocation and even simulate urban planning scenarios.

The Maryland state government is taking steps to integrate AI responsibly, focusing on data privacy and transparency. The conference highlights the importance of how we approach AI in the next two years as it will significantly impact the next decade.

The Number 

$24.7 Billion 

AI in the military market is expected to reach $24.7 billion dollars by 2032. This is mainly driven by defense budget increases, increased AI adoption for surveillance missions, and the need for modern military technology. However, they face some key challenges that range from ethical concerns to AI system complexities, and potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Global investment in AI development is mainly privately funded, with significant investments seen in the US and Europe. AI is used in autonomous weapon systems, cybersecurity, surveillance, IoT integration, training, and logistics management. Future growth opportunities include advancement in autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity enhancements, space exploration, international collaborations and exports. However, it's crucial to consider ethical, operational, and security risks alongside these prospects.


Exploring The Issues and Implications of Artificial Intelligence - HKLaw

Holland & Knight recently teamed with Florida State University College of Law to host an AI summit at the firm’s Washington DC office. The summit provided an overview of AI, legal and regulatory issues surrounding organizations and people who use it. Some panelists included current and former representatives from Florida State University College of Law, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and The New York Times among other organizations.

Dr Alondra Nelson Presents on AI Governance at Award Ceremony - Forbes 

This article explores the crucial role of government in regulating AI development and use. Dr. Alondra Nelson, a prominent figure in US AI policy, discusses the concept of an "AI Bill of Rights" aimed at protecting citizens from potential harm.