The case for uniting the East and West to build ethical AI

Soraj Hongladarom
The case for uniting the East and West to build ethical AI

In March 2016, the AI program AlphaGo shocked the world by defeating the world champion Lee Sedol in a widely publicized event watched by more than 200 million people. Go, the ancient game most likely originated in China, was until then believed to be beyond the power of any machine. When it comes to AI, there is a tension between East and West.