BBC Click investigates coronavirus misinformation and discovers the AI tools that could help track its spread and find new treatments.
Here’s an interesting look at the data behind the recent corona virus outbreak.
Wall Street Journal profiles Beijing preparations to launch its own cryptocurrency, a move that could potentially lead to greater state control.
WSJ’s Steven Russolillo takes a look at official documents to find out more about China’s plans.
Quantum physics is no longer just for academic researchers or engineers working on quantum computers.
It is quickly becoming a national security imperative.
How quickly quantum advances will influence military power will depend on the work of researchers like Jonathan Baugh. A professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Baugh is working on a device that’s part of a bigger project to develop quantum radar. Its intended users: stations in the Arctic run by the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, a joint US-Canadian organization.
Nearly a year ago, China’s top AI scientists gathered in Suzhou for the annual Wu Wenjun AI Science and Technology Award ceremony.
Despite that fact that they had every reason to feel good about China’s accomplishments in AI, the mood was rather gloomy.
More than two years after the release of the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan (AIDP), China’s top AI experts worry that Beijing’s AI push will not live up to the hype.
The concern is not just that China might be in for an “AI winter”—a cyclic downturn in AI funding and interest due to overly zealous expectations. It’s also that for all China’s strides in AI, from multi-billion dollar unicorns to a glitzy state plan, it still lacks a solid, independent base in the field’s foundational technologies.
BBC Click explores the possible state manipulation of Wikipedia and more.
From CNBC International:
Imagine skipping hotel check-in and walking straight to your room with a scan of your face. This could soon become a reality at many hotels in China and around the world. CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi experiences what the hotel of the future may look like and Alibaba’s ambitious plans for the sector.
You can imagine the impact this will have on jobs in the hospitality industry.
Alibaba co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma and Tesla CEO Elon Musk hold a debate in Shanghai over artificial intelligence.
It gets interesting after an awkward start.
Lex Fridman sits down the great Kai-Fu Lee to talk about his life and work in AI across the US and China.
Patrick Bet-David explains Huawei, reasons behind the ban, and its impact if allowed in the U.S in this episode of Valuetainment.