The Cold With China Over AI Dominance Is Already Here
Officials from China and Russia met in Beijing this month and had “a detailed exchange of assessments” on the use of artificial intelligence for military purposes. “The meeting confirmed the closeness of the Russian and Chinese approaches,” said Russia’s foreign ministry.
The meeting, according to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, was “part of broader strategic coordination between Beijing and Moscow on traditional and emerging areas—from military and foreign policy to space security and critical materials.”
Yes: China and Russia are ganging up on the U.S. on AI, and China in particular has a reason to do so.
The Chinese regime is trailing in the AI-powered Fourth Industrial Revolution and needs help. “On their own, it’s unlikely that either China or Russia can best America in the race for artificial intelligence,” technology analyst Brandon Weichert told me. “Together, however, they can.”