March 01, 2021

AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China's rise

Featuring Megan Lamberth

Source: The Associated Press

Journalist Matt O'Brien

An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing “AI-enabled” weapons – something that Google itself has shied away from on ethical grounds.

Schmidt and current executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Amazon are among the 15 members of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, which released its final report to Congress on Monday.

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Authors

  • Megan Lamberth

    Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Megan Lamberth is a Research Associate for the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her work focuses on U.S. strategy for...