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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Minghe Hu

Minghe Hu

Minghe Hu is a reporter for the South China Morning Post covering technology. She is based in Beijing.

Zen Soo

Zen Soo

Zen Soo joined the Post in 2015. She covers China technology, in particular e-commerce, online to offline and mobile payments. She also writes about Southeast Asian tech companies.