Fourth Industrial Revolution

World order is going to be rocked by AI - this is how

predicted investment in AI will surpass 20 billion dollars Image: Unsplash/ Ilya Pavlov

Sean Fleming

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Spending on AI between 2014 and 2019. Image: Tortoise Intelligence
China's public investment in AI compared tpo Image: Tortoise Intelligence
China’s AI spending far exceeds that of the US. Image: Tortoise Intelligence
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