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AI Superpowers with Kai-Fu Lee

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St. Francis Yacht Club

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Join us for a special evening of great networking, meaningful conversation and excellent food as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Kai-Fu Lee's new book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order.


Here are two well-known facts:

  • Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the world as we know it.
  • The United States has long been, and remains, the global leader in AI.

That first fact is correct. But in his provocative new book, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid pace. As the US-Sino competition begins to heat up, Lee envisions China and the US forming a powerful duopoly in AI, but one that is based on each nation’s unique and traditional cultural inclinations.

Building upon his longstanding US-Sino technology career (working at Apple, Microsoft and Google) and his much-heralded New York Times Op-Ed from June 2017, Dr. Lee predicts that Chinese and American AI will have a stunning impact on not just traditional blue-collar industries but will also have a devastating effect on white-collar professions. Is the concept of universal basic income the solution? In Dr. Lee’s opinion, probably not.

In AI Superpowers, he outlines how millions of suddenly displaced workers must find new ways to make their lives meaningful, and how government policies will have to deal with the unprecedented inequality between the "haves" and the "have-nots." Even worse, Lee says the transformation to AI is already happening all around us, whether we are aware of it or not.

Dr. Lee—a native of China but educated in America —argues powerfully that these unprecedented developments will happen much sooner than we think. He cautions us about the truly dramatic upheaval that AI will unleash and how we need to start thinking now on how to address these profound changes that are coming to our world.


PROGRAM

Registration & Networking 5pm
Welcome Remarks 5:30pm

FIRESIDE CHAT 5:35pm
Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures / Author, AI Superpowers
with Rebecca Fannin, Founder/Editor/Author, Silicon Dragon

BOOK SIGNING 6:10pm

AI PANEL 6:30pm
Nick Adams
, Managing Director, AME Cloud Ventures
Sue Xu, Managing Partner, Amino Capital
Nan Zhou, Partner, Baidu Capital
Kunle Olukotun, Chief Technologist & Co-founder, SambaNova Systems / Professor, Stanford University
Moderator: Selina Wang, Reporter, Bloomberg News

RECEPTION 7-8pm
Drinks and Canapes


Progammed and Presented by: Silicon Dragon and AAMA
Sponsors: Nixon Peabody, HSBC


Supporting Partner: Bay Area Council

We look forward to seeing you there!

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