Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?

Date: May 29, 2017 Published by



  • In Suzhou, leading artificial intelligence companies can get about $800,000 in subsidies for setting up shop locally, while Shenzhen, in southern China, is offering $1 million to support any A.I. project established there.
  • The Defense Department found that Chinese money
    into American artificial intelligence companies — some of the same ones it had been looking to for future weapons systems.
  • Much of China’s artificial intelligence push is similarly peaceful.
  • Beijing is backing its artificial intelligence push with vast sums of money.
  • Numerous provinces and cities are spending billions on developing robotics, and a part of that funding is likely to go to artificial intelligence research.


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