Coding is the computer language employed to build the software, websites and apps that people use. Photo: Getty Images

Chinese children take to coding amid country’s lofty goals in AI, other hi-tech initiatives

  • The wave of enthusiasm in China for coding education comes as the country moves to become an AI powerhouse
Topic |   China technology

TOP PICKS

Coding is the computer language employed to build the software, websites and apps that people use. Photo: Getty Images
READ FULL ARTICLE
China is on a mission to roll out AI in all walks of life, from catching jaywalkers and saving toilet paper by using facial recognition to more loftier applications such as self-driving cars and medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song

China’s AI research quickly catching up to US in this new metric: number of citations

  • China’s ambition is to create a domestic AI industry worth US$147 billion and become a global AI powerhouse by 2030
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

TOP PICKS

China is on a mission to roll out AI in all walks of life, from catching jaywalkers and saving toilet paper by using facial recognition to more loftier applications such as self-driving cars and medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
READ FULL ARTICLE