The United States has signed the American AI Initiative, aimed at keeping this country as a leader in the field of artificial intelligence.
America’s leadership in the field of artificial intelligence will be questioned in the future. Perhaps that is why US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to encourage its growth. Is the American AI Initiative, and its purpose is to stimulate the development of this industry.
The United States wants **to maintain its competitive advantage in the development of artificial intelligence*, as well as in related areas. The American AI Initiative cites quantum computing and advanced manufacturing, among them. The text defines technology as critical for creating industries of the future, such as autonomous cars, industrial robots or diagnostic algorithms.
Technological power in none of these areas is to be let go. In this context, the measure is aimed at fighting China’s boost to its own AI industry. The Asian country has a plan to become a leader in this field by 2030. And he’s not going astray. Their stimuli in key areas have been strong, while their AI-powered startups already receive more money than those in the United States.
The U.S. government has called through the American AI Initiative for federal agencies to prioritize their investments in AI research and development. But it also tries to improving access to federal data and the models created by experts in the field.
The global implications of AI
The measure dictated by the President of the United States does not provide specific funding , but it lays the groundwork for boosting the sector. It increases access to data, essential for algorithm training, and directly engages government agencies in the growth of AI.
The struggle for supremacy in this technological field will be waged in the coming years and will have consequences beyond the economic. Artificial intelligence will be inextricably linked to geopolitics, due to its strategic nature. Not only can the renewal of a large number of sectors be in the hands of this technology, as well as large movements in the workforce. The export of AI will be one of the keys to the expansion of a country’s companies.
That is why the two great powers of the moment are pushing to stimulate their growth. At this rate, of course the actor who has fallen behind in the race is Europe. Currently, U.S. accounts for 48% of global AI investmentwhile China cup 38%. Europe, on the other hand, represents only 13%
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