Josephine Wolff Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Mar 12 , 2019
Facial recognition is developing fast in China, from hotel check-ins, riding the subway, or paying for fried chicken. As the technology develops, it’s naïve to expect that facial recognition technologies will not leak into the functions of law enforcement of national security surveillance.
Stephen Nagy Senior associate professor at the International Christian University, Tokyo
Jan 25 , 2019
China’s pursuit of Artificial Intelligence (AI) hegemony will strengthen the CCP’s position, increase economic development, and transform global trade, ultimately challenging the US’s ability to maintain its dominant political, economic and security presence in Asia.
Leonardo Dinic NYU Alumnus with a Master’s Degree in International Relations
Feb 07 , 2018
The U.S. and China are both vying to develop comprehensive national security strategies which incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) developments. However, their approaches differ in investment strategy, cooperation with AI leaders, development of talent, and anticipation of potential challenges. Differences in policy implementation will likely determine the leader of the upcoming AI revolution.
Lu Chen Consultant, United Nations
Jan 08 , 2018
The key to which country currently takes the lead in the global tussle in AI and other technological forefronts can be boiled down to some fundamentals, while China is pushing the boundaries in this Sputnik Moment, it still lags behind the U.S. in this global tussle.
Dec 18 , 2017
Timing is everything. Mere days after Google CEO Sundar Pichai's surprise appearance at China's annual internet conference, Google announced that it is opening a research center in China dedicated to studying artificial intelligence (AI). AI, "in a sense, is already here.
Shaun Tan Writer
Sep 26 , 2017
Artificial intelligence presents an existential threat to humanity. As with other existential threats like global warming and weapons of mass destruction, we need a treaty to manage its risks—and soon.
Li Zheng Assistant Research Fellow, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Niu Shuai Assistant Research Fellow, CICIR
Aug 29 , 2017
The advent of the AI age will bring unprecedented opportunities and challenges. The world’s two most powerful countries, also the world’s two biggest players in AI, need to come together to manage this new technology.