AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China's rise
February 28, 2021
An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing "AI-enabled" weapons – something that Google itself has shied away from on ethical grounds.
Schmidt and current executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Amazon are among the 15 members of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, which released its final report to Congress on Monday.
"To win in AI we need more money, more talent, stronger leadership," Schmidt said Monday.
The report says that machines that c...