February 11, 2020

White House proposes big increase in A.I. and quantum spending while cutting other sciences

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: Fortune

Journalist Jonathan Vanian

President Donald Trump proposed a big increase in government spending on artificial intelligence and quantum computing while slashing funding of other scientific research.

In its federal budget request for next year, the White House on Tuesday detailed plans to double spending on cutting-edge computer science for civilian uses by 2022, to over $2 billion annually.

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Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Rasser served ...