May 09, 2024

Don't fear AI-driven "biosurveillance," experts say

Source: Axios

Journalist: Ryan Heath

China's urgent efforts to catch up to the U.S. on AI and biotechnology are a particular cause for concern. "All of the most severe risks, as far as man-made biological agents are concerned, are related to China," Bill Drexel, a Sino-American specialist at the Center for a New American Security, told Axios.

"There's a very long history of China having top-down pushes to leapfrog other countries' technologies that end in tragedy," Drexel said.

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  • Bill Drexel

    Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Bill Drexel is a Fellow for the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. His work focuses on Sino-American competition, artificial intelligence, and technology as an ...