In the third of a series of six podcast episodes looking at the National Security Commission on AI ‘s first-quarter recommendations to Congress, Craig S.Smith speaks with Katharina McFarland, NSCAI Commissioner and a former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, about the Commission’s recommendation that the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence establish a steering committee on emerging technology to ensure that AI for national security gets top priority in the years ahead.


Eye on A.I. is a biweekly podcast, hosted by longtime New York Times correspondent Craig S. Smith. In each episode, Craig will talk with some of the people making a difference in the space, putting incremental advances in machine intelligence into a broader context and considering the global implications of the developing technology. AI is about to change your world, so pay attention.

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