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China’s AI Development Catching Up to US – TechCrunch


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Vladimir Putin told a group of schoolchildren: “Whoever becomes the leader [in AI] will become the ruler of the world.” Photo: Reuters

 

The US still leads in artificial intelligence (AI) but China’s companies are advancing quickly and are arguably ahead in some areas of research, including facial recognition software, reports TechCrunch.

Inequality will be worsened by major powers that dominate AI, which will cause new types of inequity in the world, the story says. Russian President Vladimir Putin once told a group of schoolchildren that whoever leads in AI will be the ruler of the world, the report says.  Read the full report: TechCrunch

 

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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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