Recent hacking, phishing and ransomware schemes have wrought havoc on networks at Garden State town halls, hospitals and schools, such as Freehold Township School District, which had to cancel classes on Monday.
Noveck, also serving as the state’s chief innovation officer, takes over the new job as the governor calls for an "AI Moonshot." Her appointment reflects AI hiring trends in other parts of government.
The state government and industry leaders are working with Princeton to launch a research center that will examine how to use artificial intelligence in an ethical manner and train state employees in the technology.
The state of New Jersey and Princeton University are the driving forces behind a newly announced artificial intelligence hub focused on responsible innovations and guidance in the space.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety gave New Jersey and 33 other states mediocre marks in its 2024 annual report grading state safety laws. One issue noted in the report was a lack of speed enforcement cameras legislation.
With generative AI poised to reshape the public sector, AI expert Beth Noveck says it's up to gov tech leaders to ensure that its story is one of progress and enhanced services.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is moving forward with plans for guaranteed high-speed Internet access for all residents of the state. Two draft plans have been released for public input.
Through October 2023, only 296,000 households of the more than 1.1 million eligible in the state have enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program, according to the White House.
The state will require all new car sales to be electric by 2035 with some requirements starting in 2026 as part of a series of new regulations, Gov. Phil Murphy’s office has confirmed.