Concerns around China’s relative weakness in basic AI infrastructure are growing, with some in the industry saying the country needs to create a popular machine learning framework or strengthen existing ones to protect against a doomsday scenario. Illustration: SCMP

China’s reliance on US-origin platforms for deep learning raises questions about country’s AI push

  • This is the second instalment in a four-part series examining the brewing US-China war over the development and deployment of artificial intelligence technology
  • Dependence on US frameworks for deep learning seen as significant gap in China’s AI ecosystem, potentially hampering efforts to close the AI tech gap with the US by 2030
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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Concerns around China’s relative weakness in basic AI infrastructure are growing, with some in the industry saying the country needs to create a popular machine learning framework or strengthen existing ones to protect against a doomsday scenario. Illustration: SCMP
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The US has fired its first salvo at China's AI tech champions by adding them to its trade blacklist on human rights grounds. Source: SCMP

How AI and human rights have been dragged into the US-China tech war, threatening wider split

  • This is the first instalment in a four-part series examining the brewing US-China war over the development and deployment of artificial intelligence technology
  • Part 1 looks at the likely impact of the US’ move to add some of China’s emerging AI champions to its trade blacklist, ostensibly on human rights grounds
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The US has fired its first salvo at China's AI tech champions by adding them to its trade blacklist on human rights grounds. Source: SCMP
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