November 01, 2017
China Will Surpass US in AI Around 2025, Says Google’s Eric Schmidt
Source: Defense One
Journalist Patrick Tucker
In April, as Eric Schmidt watched a computer program defeat China’s top go player in a ground-breaking match in the Chinese city of Wuzhen, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company was struck less by the considerable innovations displayed by human and machine than by the audience: “To me the more interesting thing [was that] all the top computer science people in China had shown up.”
It showed, Schmidt said, the importance placed on AIdevelopment by both the Chinese government and its people, and was a postcard from the future competition for AI dominance.
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