THE NEW NEW WORLD -- How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions

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By Li Yuan

Nov. 25, 2018

In China, long the world’s factory floor, a new generation of low-wage workers is assembling the foundations of the future. 

Conventional wisdom says that China and the United States are competing for A.I. supremacy and that China has certain advantages. … last year, the China government said that it expected the country to become the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. “