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Virginia plans to launch AI-as-a-service in 2022
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
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
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
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
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
A new StateScoop documentary explores how government is powering mission delivery with AI and ML adoption.
'Smart cities' groups just formed a mega-group
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
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
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
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.