AI use grew among states during the pandemic, NASCIO says

The pandemic presented "the right business case" for AI in state government, Maryland IT Secretary Michael Leahy said in a new report.

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Virginia plans to launch AI-as-a-service in 2022

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The state, which previously offered robotic process automation as a service to its agencies, plans a similar approach with artificial intelligence.

New York CTO publishes AI strategy guide

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The 116-page document attempts to create a plan for how city agencies can better embrace the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Las Vegas will build a 'digital twin' to reduce carbon emissions

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Software company Cityzenith will construct a virtual model of Downtown Las Vegas to help the city reduce building emissions and noise pollution.

Blockchains backs off 'innovation zones' concept in Nevada

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Blockchains founder and CEO Jeffrey Berns said he's pulling out of further talks, citing the absence of "a champion" for the project.

Miami's latest tech trend is AI-powered waste removal

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Miami will test AI-powered cameras in its municipally owned dumpsters over the next two months in hopes of reducing carbon emissions.

Improving constituent access through AI

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A new StateScoop documentary explores how government is powering mission delivery with AI and ML adoption.

'Smart cities' groups just formed a mega-group

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Organizers of a new coalition said individual cities and counties can't drive essential civic technologies to scale on their own.

Cities aren't quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

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Technology officials say they're interested in distributed-ledger technology, but that they have a few questions before their cities start investing.

New York State 'first' to test 5G drone technology

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Gov. Kathy Hochul said new work by a wireless consortium will ensure 5G technology can meet aviation safety requirements.

Low-code development catches on with CIOs

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Low-code and no-code development became popular during the pandemic by helping IT agencies stand up apps much more quickly than with traditional programming.