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Winners and losers in the fulfilment of national artificial intelligence aspirations

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The quest for national AI success has electrified the world--at last count, 44 countries have entered the race by creating their own national AI strategic plan. While the inclusion of countries like China, India, and the U.S. are expected, unexpected countries, including Uganda, Armenia, and Latvia, have also drafted national plans in hopes of realizing the promise. Our earlier posts, entitled "How different countries view artificial intelligence" and "Analyzing artificial intelligence plans in 34 countries" detailed how countries are approaching national AI plans, as well as how to interpret those plans. In this piece, we go a step further by examining indicators of future AI needs. Clearly, having a national AI plan is a necessary but not sufficient condition to achieve the goals of the various AI plans circulating around the world; 44 countries currently have such plans. In previous posts, we noted how AI plans were largely aspirational, and that moving from this aspiration to successful implementation required substantial public-private investments and efforts.


The Future of Artificial intelligence: Pavan Reddy Appakonda

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As AI advances and becomes more powerful, its impact on the global economy will grow significantly more prominent. It will dramatically impact virtually every aspect of the world economy, ranging from unemployment rates to economic growth, productivity, and income inequality, says Pavan, popularly known as Entrepreneur, Software Engineer and Investor. However, how exactly does AI impact the business world? How can artificial intelligence assist your business in growing? I could tell the most remarkable benefits of Artificial Intelligence that are helping to reshape the world that we know of today.


'Gutfeld' on Enes Kanter speaking against Communist China

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'Gutfeld!' panel weighs in on China's response to the statement This is a rush transcript of "Gutfeld" on October 22, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. Bad things are happening, but it's OK because we're all in this together. What did we get from Joe? An incoherent jumble of memories and confused looks. What the hell was that? JOE BIDEN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Forty percent of all products coming into the United States of America on the West Coast go through Los Angeles and -- what am I doing here? COOPER: Do you have plans to visit the southern border? BIDEN: I've been there before and I haven't -- I mean, I know it well. I guess I should go down. But what you see is wages are actually up. I have the freedom to kill you. My guess is you'll start to see gas prices come down as we get by -- and going into the winter. I mean, excuse me, and then next year in 2022. I must tell you, I don't have a near-term answer. Well, that was the opposite of comforting. It seems his only strategy is to deflect from our current misery to promising more misery. Angelo Negri was from memory ranch. And she came up to me one day when I was -- when they just had announced that I had flown one million some X number of miles on Air Force aircraft. And asked, she comes up and I'm getting in the car and he goes, Joey baby, what do you do?


Apple selects Chinese giant for critical iPhone role - California News Times

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This article is an on-site version of the #techAsia newsletter.sign up here Send newsletter directly to your inbox every Wednesday Hello, Kenji from Tokyo this week is currently undergoing home quarantine for Covid-19. For our big story, there is another scoop about Apple from Nikkei Asia. China's state-owned enterprise has become a supplier of the latest flagship iPhone displays. This shows how advanced China's technology, including artificial intelligence, has advanced, as warned by a former Pentagon chief software officer (Mercedes Top 10). Meanwhile, China is building and diversifying its sources of strategic mineral resources, including lithium, a key component of the world's leading electric vehicle industry (our views, smart data and spotlights).


Summit highlights link between and development of music, AI

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Summit on Music Intelligence was launched at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing on Oct 22. A concert was performed by conductor Zhu Man and the symphony orchestra of the university. Beijing Research Institute of Music and Brain was also announced during the opening ceremony. Co-organized by the Central Conservatory of Music and Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, the event was held in Beijing on Oct 23 and 24 with forums highlighting the relationship between and development of music and artificial intelligence. Yu Feng, president of the Central Conservatory of Music, said the university launched department of Music AI and Information Technology in 2019, which focuses on the research of technology and music.


Machine Learning Brings Cancer Screening to Rural India

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Satin Healthtech began when Sachdeva met her business partner, Bonny Dave. "Both of us had the same vision," she says. Dave also wanted to develop cancer screening and diagnostic tools. Unlike Sachdeva, his motivation came from a survival story. His grandmother received a breast cancer diagnosis but, fortunately, at an early stage.


At Mass STEM Week kickoff, MIT RAISE announces Day of AI – India Education Diary

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Artificial intelligence is top-of-mind as Governor Baker, President Reif encourage students to "see yourself in STEM."


GPT-3 Scared You? Meet Wu Dao 2.0: A Monster of 1.75 Trillion Parameters

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Jack Clark, OpenAI's policy director, calls this trend of copying GPT-3, "model diffusion." Yet, among all the copies, Wu Dao 2.0 holds the record of being the largest of all with a striking 1.75 trillion parameters (10x GPT-3). Coco Feng reported for South China Morning Post that Wu Dao 2.0 was trained on 4.9TB of high-quality text and image data, which makes GPT-3's training dataset (570GB) pale in comparison. Yet, it's worth noting OpenAI researchers curated 45TB of data to extract clean those 570GB. It can learn from text and images and tackle tasks that include both types of data (something GPT-3 can't do).


Xpeng Unveils Plan to Go Beyond Cars With AI, Flying Car, Robot

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Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next. Chinese electric vehicle startup Xpeng Inc. unveiled details of new products and features including an assisted driving system, a faster charging infrastructure and a flying car as it signaled its intent to expand from its auto-manufacturing roots.


Top highlights from Xpeng's 2021 Tech Day – TechCrunch

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Chinese smart electric vehicle startup Xpeng has announced a series of innovations that direct the company towards crafting the mobility ecosystem of the future. "Our exploration of more efficient, safer, carbon-neutral mobility solutions goes far beyond just smart EVs, and is the cornerstone of our long-term competitive advantages," said He Xiaopeng, chairman and CEO of XPeng, at the startup's 2021 Tech Day in Beijing on Sunday. "We strive to implement cutting-edge mobility technologies in mass-production models for the benefit of our customers." Xiaopeng went into detail on the company's latest versions of its advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), its supercharger network, a next-generation flying car built with HT Aero and its robotic unicorn for kids. Xpeng is planning to roll out the next generation of its ADAS to drivers in select cities during the first half of 2022. Xpilot 3.5 will feature "City Navigation Guided Pilot (NGP)" and will only be available to drivers of Xpeng's P5 family sedan, which can be built with lidar, millimeter-wave radar and a 3D visual perception network that can recognize, classify and position multiple targets – all of which is essential for city-level NGP.