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Why China could win the ‘AI superpowers’ war against the US in just 2 years: AI expert Kai-Fu Lee

If artificial intelligence data were oil, then China is the new Saudi Arabia. That’s how Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, sees the future world order for business AI, predicting that China’s level of sophistication could eclipse that of the U.S. in as few as two years. In a presentation at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering Tuesday, Lee laid out theories from his new book, “AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order,” predicting that China’s model for fostering new AI growth might prove superior to the U.S.