Opening the Google AI China Center

Speaking of talent, Google just opened an AI research center in China. From Fei-Fei Li, Chief Scientist @ Google Cloud:

I believe AI and its benefits have no borders. Whether a breakthrough occurs in Silicon Valley, Beijing or anywhere else, it has the potential to make everyone’s life better for the entire world. As an AI first company, this is an important part of our collective mission. And we want to work with the best AI talent, wherever that talent is, to achieve it.

This has become a serious arms race. See chart below.


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