BBC has talked to Abishur Prakash for a piece titled “Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?.” The piece discusses how the US and China are fairing as AI transforms global power. Below is an excerpt of the interview:
“China is betting on AI and investing in AI and deploying AI on a scale no other country is doing,” says Abishur Prakash, a futurist and author of books about the effect of artificial intelligence (AI) on geopolitics.
“What the Trump administration is doing is a sign… the US knows that its geopolitical power will be redefined and reconfigured by this era,” said Mr Prakash, who works at the Toronto-based Center for Innovating the Future.
Read the whole piece here.