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Mark Zuckerberg Makes First Move With Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Hires Education Expert

May 05, 2016

On Wednesday the couple made a move toward their first major investment: education. In a post on Facebook and a video on Facebook Live, Zuckerberg and Chan announced that they have hired James Shelton, former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, to lead the initiative's education efforts.

Higher education involvement benefits unmanned aircraft systems safety and innovation

May 04, 2016

As Congress and the FAA grapple with the best way to integrate small UAS safely, they have a willing and able partner in higher education institutions. Many schools already support the emerging unmanned aircraft technology industry and others are seeking to develop programs designed to meet the growing demand.

White House to study growing influence of artificial intelligence

May 04, 2016

The influence of artificial intelligence is growing, the White House said Tuesday while announcing it would start digging into the issue. The White House will hold a series of meeting over the summer and come out with a report this year highlighting the benefits and regulatory implications of the evolving technology, according to deputy chief Technology Officer Ed Felton.