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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