How the U.S.-China Power Competition Is Shaping the Future of AI Ethics
Oct 18, 2018 | 10:00 GMT
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- As artificial intelligence applications develop and expand, countries and corporations will have different opinions on how and when technologies should be employed. First movers like the United States and China will have an advantage in setting international standards.
- China will push back against existing Western-led ethical norms as its level of global influence rises and the major powers race to become technologically dominant.
- In the future, ethical decisions that prevent adoption of artificial intelligence applications in certain fields could limit political, security and economic advantages for specific countries.