AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

by Kai-Fu Lee


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328546395
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 14,140
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, which is a leading technology-savvy investment firm focusing on developing the next generation of Chinese high-tech companies.  Prior to founding Sinovation in 2009, Dr. Lee was the President of Google China. Previously, he held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple.  
Dr. Lee received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Lee holds honorary Doctorate Degrees from the City University of Hong Kong and Carnegie Mellon.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Selected as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2013, Dr. Lee has authored ten US patents, and more than one hundred journal and conference papers. He has written eight top-selling books in Chinese, and has more than 50 million followers on social media.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 China's Sputnik Moment 1

2 Copycats in the Coliseum 22

3 China's Alternate Internet Universe 51

4 A Tale of Two Countries 81

5 The Four Waves of AI 104

6 Utopia, Dystopia, and the Real AI Crisis 140

7 The Wisdom of Cancer 175

8 A Blueprint for Human Coexistence with AI 197

9 Our Global AI Story 226

Acknowledgments 233

Notes 234

Index 242

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