Sunday, November 11, 2018

Why Chinese Artificial Intelligence Will Run The World

How the Chinese tech giants Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent will develop the systems that will run the world.

By John Loeffler

Interesting Engineering - November, 06th 2018

If you’ve been paying attention in the past year, it seems that all anyone can talk about is the coming artificial intelligence boom on the horizon. Whether it’s the Amazon, Google, or Facebook, everyone seems to be getting in on the AI game as fast as they can. And with good reason—they’re having to play catchup with the rapid growth of artificial intelligence in China.

The Rise of the BAT: Chinese Tech Giants Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent

For the past few decades, China has developed a reputation as being the undisputed source of manufacturing for a whole host of well-established Western companies. Whether this bred Western complacency is debatable, but what is indisputable is that China has been diligently laying the groundwork to breakout into the tech world in its own right—with the power to start calling the shots on the world stage.