Industry News: Week of May 10, 2021

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Every week we curate industry news and articles that reflect today’s trends so you can spend more time learning and less time searching. Here’s what we’ve been reading:

U.S. Senate committee revises a draft bill to fund AI, quantum, biotech
U.S. Senate committee members have drafted a $110 million measure for R&D technology initiative as well as the formation of a chief manufacturing officer White House staff  position.
Data will allow us to predict the future if we let it
A recent four-month long global competition to predict COVID-19 infection rates shows how AI can be used to unlock the value of data extraction and collaboration.
Microsoft open-sources tool that helps secure AI and machine learning
Microsoft has recently open-sourced an automated testing tool for AI systems, called Counterfit.
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