Artificial Intelligence

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)
Continue Reading AI Outlook: White House issues guidelines for development and use of AI technologies

By Margo H. K. Tank, David Whitaker, Andrew Grant and Liz Caires

On December 19, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a federal agency within the Department of Commerce, released a study on demographic differentials for contemporary face recognition algorithms.

The study describes and quantifies demographic
Continue Reading Artificial intelligence software tools tested for demographic impact

By Tony Samp and Steven R. Phillips

This issue of AI Outlook − a new DLA Piper publication that reports on the latest developments around artificial intelligence in Washington − we discuss next week’s House Oversight and Investigations Committee hearing, which will look into the national security implications of facial
Continue Reading AI Outlook: Congressional hearing on facial recognition and national security

By Danny Tobey

While artificial intelligence has become the new big thing in medtech, privacy regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act have stayed the same. In this podcast, Medtech Insight interviews Danny Tobey to get a clearer picture of what companies need to know in order to
Continue Reading Podcast: Developing AI tech can mean walking through a patient privacy minefield

On October 18, 2019, the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence, which is a task force within the House Financial Services Committee (FSC), held a hearing titled “AI and the Evolution of Cloud Computing: Evaluating How Financial Data is Stored, Protected, and Maintained by Cloud Providers.” In a memorandum published before
Continue Reading Task force on artificial intelligence hearing: AI and the evolution of cloud computing – key testimony on the risks, challenges and opportunities

Thought leaders from the AI industry shared ideas and predictions on the present and future of artificial intelligence at the DLA Piper European Technology Summit last month. I had the pleasure of moderating the AI panel – “Applying the laws of man or the laws of Asimov – future regulation
Continue Reading Do we need a new way of describing AI? Top five takeaways from our tech summit

By Tony Samp and Steven R. Phillips

As breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and related technologies continue to advance quickly, lawmakers in Congress and federal regulatory agencies are increasingly focused on enacting policies to govern these disruptive innovations.

In the first six months of the 116th Congress, more than 20 separate
Continue Reading Introducing AI Outlook, a new update on AI legislation

AI is no longer the province of academics, novelists and filmmakers. It has gone mainstream, and the confluence of computing power, enhanced algorithms and mass data is rapidly enhancing AI applications in industry.

Robotic process automation tools can now effectively handle finance and administration processes. Telecommunications organizations, for example, use
Continue Reading Applied AI in industry: Balancing regulation with ethics

By  Victoria Lee and Andrew W. Grant

On September 12, 2019, the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence, which is a task force within the House Financial Services Committee (FSC), held a hearing titled “The Future of Identity in Financial Services: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities.” As the FSC wrote before the
Continue Reading Task Force on Artificial Intelligence hearing: the future of identity in financial services – key testimony on threats, challenges, opportunities