Sam speaks with Danit Gal, a consultant and researcher in ethics in artificial intelligence (AI). She describes “AI ethics with Chinese characteristics,” argues that the government is skeptical of true partnerships and discusses the importance of feminizing technology.
While China’s facial recognition technology ranks among the world’s best, says Jeffrey Ding of the Future of Humanity Institute University of Oxford, in many other areas of AI, China still lags behind the U.S.
While the U.S.-China trade conflict dominated mainstream media, several other events of 2018 will shape the China of the future, among them the removal of the presidential term limits or the development of Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Looking back at the past year, we selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide a wider view on the variety of issues and topics emerging from the China-watching community globally.
Gu Xi, co-founder of TechieCat talks with YCW about China’s online communities, technology capabilities and the future impact of the Internet in China.
Dr. Rogier Creemers explains the difference between China’s state and private social credit systems, and their role in improving governance in Chinese society.