China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua
China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua

Xiangshan Forum in Beijing asks whether military AI will make war more acceptable

  • If robots replace people in combat it will prevent human casualties, but also make war easier, retired Chinese major general says
  • Artificial intelligence is also widening the technological gap between powerful nations and the rest of the world, academic says

Topic |   China’s military
China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua
China, the US and Russia are competing to harness AI in all areas of the military. Photo: Xinhua
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