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Analysis: China’s AI revolution threatens US

12th December 2017 - 23:30 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


A new report from the Washington-based Center for a New American Security raised the alert level of the US defence community over China’s rise as an artificial intelligence (AI) superpower, one that could effectively destroy the American military by 2030. 

The meticulous report no doubt will send a chill through the halls of the Pentagon.    

The report, 'Battlefield Singularity: Artificial Revolution, and China’s Future Military Power', by Elsa Kania, paints a disturbing picture of China’s AI military modernisation programmes. Kania, as co-founder of the China Cyber and Intelligence Studies Institute, is well suited to write the investigative report using

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Wendell Minnick


Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick (顏文德) was Shephard's Senior Asia Correspondent throughout 2017 and 2018. Wendell is an …

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