U.S. Gave $30 Million to Top Chinese Scientist Leading China’s AI ‘Race’

The U.S. government gave at least $30 million in federal grants for research led by a scientist who is now at the forefront of China’s race to develop the most advanced artificial intelligence—which he compared to the atomic bomb due to its military importance, a Newsweek investigation has revealed.

and the Department of Defense also benefited from open academic research that spurred inspiration and groundbreaking ideas, the defense official said.

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