DARPA director cites U.S. advantages in AI race with China, describes government role

By Charlie Mitchell / March 26, 2024 at 1:51 PM
The U.S. and China each have advantages in the race to develop and deploy artificial intelligence technologies, but that dispersed roles and responsibilities for government and the private sector is a U.S. strength that matches this country's values, according to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Stefanie Tompkins. “The answer is nuanced, it’s never as simple as ahead or behind,” Tompkins said of the U.S.-China AI competition. She acknowledged that the Chinese government has “vast data” on its citizens and...

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