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Monday, February 11, 2019

The West is hobbled by blind spots when it comes to China's ambitions to dominate next-generation technologies like AI, robotics and quantum computing.

This leads to bad assumptions -- for example, that U.S. military superiority will carry over into the coming era of autonomous warfare. But experts say its history makes the U.S. uniquely ill suited to navigate this seismic shift.

What's happening:
China all but missed out on the West's 20th century technological explosion. But its very lagging position may become a boon as it attempts to leapfrog over the West, experts say.

  • This edge is called a second-mover advantage -- "the advantage of being behind," says Gregory C. Allen, of the Center for a New American Security, author of a new report on China's AI ambitions. ...

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    We are still working on keeping the chef paid at the WH.

    #1 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-02-11 09:57 PM | Reply

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