US urged to invest more in the AI: – ex-Google CEO warns of China’s progress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the U.S. government is funding the artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country will need to invest in research and development, the training of an AI-ready employees, and the implementation of new technologies for national security missions, one on behalf of the government panel, led by Google’s former CEO, said in an interim report on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: A security officer stands guard in front of an AI (Artificial Intelligence) is the character at the annual Huawei mobile Connect event in Shanghai, China-September 18, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Aly Song

The National Committee on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) established by Congress last year, which raised concerns about the progress China has made in this area. He also said that the U.S. government will still be faced with a massive task before it can proceed with the AI on “be a promising technological innovation in a mature technology to be integrated into the core of its national security mission.”

The commission is of the view that the allied effort on the part of AI in the field of national security is very important, and also Robert Work, vice chairman of the NSCAI and the former deputy defense minister, told reporters. The NSCAI has been speaking to Japan, australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the European Union Work, he said.

China is investing more in the United States of america, in AI, according to the report, to which reference is made to the far east for more than 50 times.

“China is making use of the openness of AMERICAN society, in many ways, some legal, some not – transfer, and AI, know-how,” according to the report, at a time of heightened tensions between the two countries.

A spokeswoman for the chinese embassy in Washington immediately return a request for comment.

“China is moving forward in two areas. It is, in face recognition, surveillance. This is one of the financial technology. This does not mean that they are moving forward on the AI, in general,” Eric Schmidt, the jury president, and is one of the many US-based tech industry executives on the committee, told reporters.

In a new poll, the commission has, among others, the researchers found that China has become a “fast follower”, but that “one of the best and most original papers are still strong in the West,” Schmidt said. There is still a way forward for the United States of america in order to win the high-stakes technological race, ” he said.

Schmidt has been a technical advisor for Google, older, Alphabet, Inc. (“GOOGL.D). He was previously the company’s executive chairman, and prior to that was Google’s chief executive officer (ceo). Others in the committee, among other things, Andrew Jassy, the chief executive of Amazon Web Services ‘ (AMZN.D), and Safra Catz, CEO of Oracle Corp’s (ORCL.(N).


As a part of the report of the committee is to address whether the United States will be limited to U.s. cooperation with the Chinese AI researchers, by making use of the visas and export controls. The challenge for US officials to face U.s. industry and academic leaders have argued that such a restriction would be harmful to the U.S. economy, according to the report.

The board does not specify solutions, saying instead that they “don’t have to be a binary one between a cooperative and smooth.”

It is said, however, the United States should be open to co-operation with China to promote the responsible use of AI, including, for example, together with a ban on the use of AI is to authorize the launch of nuclear weapons.

The committee is also concerned about the fact that, in China, due to the, reportedly, with the help of the AI to be a human rights violation, it will be a bad example for authoritarian regimes. It will be noted that, in addition to China, “at least 74 other countries have also been involved in the COMPUTER-driven monitoring, which is the half of the “advanced liberal democracies.”

FILE PHOTO: Eric Schmidt, Technical Consultant, Alfabet, Inc. speaking at 2019 at the latest Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, USA, on April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The focus is on the political activism of the tech workers who come to protest cooperation with the U.S. army, according to the report, “of the code of ethics and the strategic need to be compatible with each other.” There has been widespread support for the creation of the technology to be open-minded and is safe, according to the report, but the Committee is concerned that the debate will cripple the AI’s development.”

In the past month, the Pentagon awarded the controversial contract to use Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.(O) objection by any of the company’s employees, which will help the military better access to data, cloud computing, services, environments and other remote locations.

The final report of the commission will be ready in about a year, according to the european commission.

Reporting by Jeffrey Dastin and Nandita Bose; Additional reporting by Paresh Dave and Mike Stone; Editing by Paul Commented

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