The Machines are Coming: China’s role in the future of artificial intelligence

Date: December 31, 2016 Published by

  • But it will take a few more years before it becomes mainstream,” said Ken Leung, co-founder of the Hong Kong firm.
  • And Nello Cristianini, an AI professor at Britain’s Bristol University, said there was a need for users and regulators to recognise potential abuses of AI technology.
  • The experts are quick to brush off fears that AI technology could spawn the arrival of “Skynet”, the insidious computer network that dominates humans in the
    films (above).
  • Deep learning technology is a subset of machine learning.
  • Technology data and research firm CB Insights said in December that 137 AI-linked start-ups had been acquired around the world since 2011, with 40 this year alone.