April 03, 2023

America Pausing AI Sparks Concerns About China Making Gains

Source: Newsweek

Journalists: Katherine Fung, Anna Commander

While China is a global leader in AI research, its response to OpenAI's new GPT-4 (Generative Pre-Trained Transformer), an even more powerful version of ChatGPT driven by a large language model (LLM), was seen as disappointing by investors. Baidu's Ernie Bot, which was unveiled earlier this month, sent the Chinese company's shares tumbling.

"Right now, major tech companies in China are behind U.S. tech companies on building and fielding large language models, but they're certainly working hard on it as well," Paul Scharre, the vice president and director of studies at the Center for New American Security, told Newsweek.

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Authors

  • Paul Scharre

    Executive Vice President and Director of Studies

    Paul Scharre is the Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at CNAS. He is the award-winning author of Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of Artificial Intelligence...