How an Intern Changed AI Strategy in the U.S.

Will Hurd has been an AI champion for the U.S., bringing his technical background to politics and policy in the government.

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Will Hurd


Congressman for Texas (TX-23), San Antonio native, TAMU graduate, former undercover CIA agent.

Can you watch a movie that talks about the CIA or does it make you cringe?
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It’s called a ‘lone wolf’ because that person has never been on law enforcement or intelligence radar before.

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