By Tony Samp and Steven R. Phillips

In the latest issue of AI Outlook − a new DLA Piper publication that reports on the latest developments around artificial intelligence in Washington − we discuss the Trump Administration’s long-awaited guidelines governing how federal agencies should develop and use artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

The memorandum names a number of top priorities, including fairness and non-discrimination, transparency, flexibility, public trust and participation, sound science, and safety and security, as agencies draft and implement regulations on AI. The White House is encouraging agencies to pursue pilot programs, experiments and other approaches as alternatives to AI regulations.

While these guidelines serve as an indication of the current Administration’s approach to regulating AI, industry leaders should expect more Congressional interest in various applications of artificial intelligence technology through legislation and congressional hearings in 2020. Learn more here.