How China Is Trying to Become the World’s Leader in Artificial Intelligence

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AI technology is ushering in a new era for research and education. And if China ends up wielding most influence over its future, GTCOM could play a key role. Getty Images

China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence are insatiable. Wary that the Middle Kingdom is trailing the United States (the current leader in the field), government officials outlined a blueprint last summer to make the country the world’s uncontested AI power in the next decade.

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Alexis Chemblette is a Brooklyn-based reporter and contributor to Adweek.