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US proposes strategic collaboration on AI with India: Eric Schmidt
The US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence has proposed a US-India strategic know-how alliance for growing a know-how technique and analysis on rising applied sciences within the area of defence, safety, mentioned Eric Schmidt, chairman of the fee.
He was just about addressing the Inspired India, annual common assembly of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
Schmidt mentioned the US and India have room to develop and ‘it’s crucial that these nations work collectively to deal with these geopolitical challenges and fast advances in AI and rising applied sciences.
“Our AI commission has recently proposed a formal US-India strategic technology alliance, literally a formal activity of the US government to develop a regional tech strategy and collaborate on joint research and development projects, talent exchanges, …using AI to address common societal concerns,” mentioned Schmidt, including that ‘the commission sees the tech alliance is a critical step in the strategic focus of US policy in the Indo-Pacific region around emerging technologies with India as its focal point’.
The know-how alliance would construct on the already robust relationships between the 2 largest democracies, he added.
He mentioned the fee has additionally urged the US Department of State to accomplice with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India to carry an inaugural excessive degree assembly to resolve on a “concrete agenda”.
The two nations would focus on utilizing AI for cooperation on defence and safety points.
He additionally emphasised on the truth that AI must be utilized in the suitable methods. “I feel an urgency to get AI right. My sense of urgency is amplified because of (the) broader economic and strategic developments, you cannot ignore these trends in the international landscape. US’s competitors see power in AI in similar terms and they are using it for different reasons and different means. China is rapidly becoming an AI peer in many areas,” Schmidt mentioned. Defence News
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