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The latest developments around the fields of

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  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy

  • Government
  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Recommends policy responses to the projected effects of artificial intelligence-driven automation on the US job market and economy.

Updated last July 6, 2017
for the 12/20/2016 version of the report.

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (HR 2810 / S 1519, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Authorizes appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction; establishes certain requirements and programs related to traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, artificial intelligence, drones, and biological engineering / genetic enhancement.

Updated last July 7, 2017
for the 07/06/2017 version of HR 2810.

Scientific Integrity Act (S 338, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Requires creation of scientific integrity policies by federal agencies that fund or conduct scientific research, under the guidance of principles established by the Office of Science and Technology Policy. 

Updated last May 22, 2017
for the 2/15/17 version of S 338.

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