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​Insight: Australia on China’s AI shopping list

4th July 2018 - 01:15 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


China’s advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are closely entangled in obtaining talent and dual-use technologies in both Australia and the US, according to a new study released by the International Cyber Policy Centre under the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

The paper, written by Elsa Kania, adjunct fellow with the Centre for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program in Washington, indicated that though the US remains the centre of gravity for top talent in AI, and Silicon Valley is the epicentre of this talent ‘arms race’, China is actively incentivising the return and recruitment of ‘strategic scientists’

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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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