A budget proposal from the White House would boost funding for AI by around 30 percent as the US aims to retain its technological supremacy. Countries around the world are vastly increasing their budgets for AI, and with good reason. Just look at Gartner's Hype Cycle released yesterday to see how important the technology is expected to be over the next decade. Russian president Vladimir Putin famously said back in 2017 that the nation which leads in AI "will become the ruler of the world". Putin said that AI offers unprecedented power, including military power, to any government that leads in the field.
Aug-19-2020, 16:15:49 GMT