Robotics & Geopolitics: Japan Builds Bridges With China, Becomes a Space Power With Robots

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Japan, China build bridges through automation

Robotics development: The governments of Japan and China will reportedly begin discussions to build closer relations. But the latest talks will be around AI and robotics, what is being called an “innovation dialogue.”

This comes as Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, prepares to visit China next month in a promising sign of rapprochement between the two longtime Asian rivals.

Geopolitical significance: New technologies are helping Japan and China overcome a history of division in what I’ve called “Next Geopolitics.”

In fact, there have been signs for some time that Japan and China would collaborate in AI and robotics. In June, Japan and China announced government-level discussions around policies for self-driving cars.

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