This is a race between Silicon Valley and Beijing, not Washington and Beijing. And the winner will be determined by what form AI breakthroughs will take. If AI is like climate change—a bunch of experiments with some technologies, some that work, most that don’t—the edge goes to Silicon Valley. If AI is like the space race, where it’s all about who has the most resources and the best-coordinated approach, the smart money is on Beijing.
If AI upends geopolitics, it probably won't be to China's advantage. China benefits in a world where its large population translates directly into power. Major technological changes like the industrial revolution break that link.
Axios Deep dive on AI and nation states. And surprise, the US is distracted and behind China.
We're so focused on how AI will change our toasters and our self-driving cars that we talk/think very little about how it could reshape the world order. And when we do talk about countries to watch in the AI race, it's always China, China, China.
This is a long but really interesting read that offers all kind of interesting pieces of history and nuances to the AI revolution.
The list of countries who might snag a greater role on the globe is probably much longer for the simple reason the expertise is expanding daily.
The greatest geopolitical competition taking place in the world is being waged between China and American companies over geotechnology and specifically AI. However unlike during the Cold War these tech companies are not working closely with the US government therefore the geopolitical implications will be far more complicated as this article highlights.
The race is on for AI! While we focus on other countries, I hope the AI itself doesn't surpass us.
Sounds like an awful lot of fuss just to get cheaper car insurance!
In my view,the AI has been empowering each country.
A genius understanding how to utilize AI must be
in every country.
AI deterrance(as in nuclear one)will develop in the future.
Modularization of AI could allow for significant energy consumption pattern and paradigm shifts to save consumers cost of implementing integrated home environments. Individual presence detection and programmed anticipates would reduce tasks and provide greater life balance.
Expect that it will
Nothing is clear today- not geopolitics, education, healthcare or relationships. Will AI take us in new directions? Let's hope so.
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