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Robotics & Geopolitics: AI Could Shake Up the South China Sea

From deep-sea exploration and cybersecurity to international investment, artificial intelligence has become a key part of geopolitical competition. This week, we look at how an unmanned station could bolster China’s claims in the South China Sea and an Indian initiative to use AI to improve its cyber defenses.

Robotics Business Review has partnered with Abishur Prakash at Center for Innovating the Future to provide its readers with cutting-edge insights into recent developments in international robotics, AI, and unmanned systems. Are you ready to be updated?

China turns to AI for deep sea station

Robotics development: The Chinese government is planning to build the world’s first “artificial intelligence colony” in the South China Sea.

The base will be located in the deepest part of the ocean, known as the “Hadal zone,” and it will serve as a deep sea observation post for scientific and military purposes. The undersea station will be operated almost entirely by AI and robots. The whole project is expected to cost $160 million.

Geopolitical significance: As multiple nations grapple over territorial rights and sovereignty in the South China Sea, China has been building oil rigs and cordoning off areas with naval vessels. The country is now extending its efforts to the bottom of the ocean.

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