June 28, 2021

Department of Defense AI ethics principles still lack implementation guidance

Featuring Paul Scharre

Source: FedScoop

Journalist Jackson Barnett

The Department of Defense will produce guidance for its artificial intelligence ethical principles by late August, six months after an initial self-directed deadline for the creation of the guidance.

Officials had said by February 2021 the DOD would detail how the bureaucracy should implement its five AI principles, which state that the technology should be responsible, equitable, traceable, reliable and governable. But that date has come and gone without the any such document detailing how the bureaucracy should translate the principles into their daily work.

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Authors

  • Paul Scharre

    Vice President and Director of Studies

    Paul Scharre is the Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security. He is the award-winning author of Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and th...