China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI and China—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid and unexpected pace. In AI Superpowers, Kai-fu Lee argues powerfully that because of these unprecedented developments in AI, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. I...
Sep 27, 2018It’s one of those books you begin reading and instantly feel that everybody should know about it. It’s a deeply personal book both about his own journey and about how the coming age of AI, a field he’s worked in for decades, will bring huge challenges but also huge opportunities to completely reorient our economy and workplace culture around the qualities AI can’t replicate: compassion, creativity and love. – source
Jan 01, 2019Honorable mention to a few other books I really enjoyed this year: Winners Take All, by Anand Giridharadas; Automating Inequality, by Virginia Eubanks; Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero, by James Romm; In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larsen; AI Superpowers, by Kai-Fu Lee; Antarctica, by Kim Stanley Robinson, and its true-life counterpart, Mawson's Will, by Lennard Bickel. – source
Jul 18, 2019Btwn 2007 & 2017 China went from having ZERO high-speed rail lines to HAVING MORE LINES OF HIGH-SPEED RAIL THAN THE REST OF THE WORLD COMBINED, writes @kaifulee in his best-selling #AISuperpowers. What a sweet book! Remember, China is building the first underwater bullet train. – source
A superb and very timely survey of the impact of AI on the geopolitical system, the job market and human society. – source