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White House starts to flesh out AI research plan — and raises its profile with AI.gov

As part of it’s broader policy to promote artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D), the White House has launched AI.gov, an official domain used to showcase the government’s new AI strategy and related projects. According to the Trump administration, the domain is part of the government’s efforts to solidify “America’s position as the world leader in AI” and to ensure “this emerging technology is developed and applied for the benefit of the American people.”

Budget documents show that federal spending on AI R&D will include $927 million for the Department of Defense and an additional $850 million that will be divided between the Department of Energy and three agencies, namely the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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