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Artificial Intelligence and Its Partners

The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence will help participants establish practical cooperation and formulate common approaches to the development and implementation of AI The creation of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) reflects the growing interest of states in AI technologies. The initiative, which brings together 14 countries and the European Union, will help participants establish practical ...


The U.S. on the Way to Strategic Invulnerability

Washington Hopes to Ensure its Global Military Dominance and National Security Against Virtually All Threats For Russia, the military developments and strategies of the United States recreate those challenges and threats that the USSR associated with President Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Adopted in 1984,...


Maxim Fedorov: AI Is Neither the Terminator Nor a Benevolent Super Being

interview with Maxim Fedorov, Vice-President for Artificial Intelligence and Mathematical Modelling at Skoltech. Digitalization and the development of artificial intelligence (AI) bring up many philosophical and ethical questions about the role of man and robot in the nascent social and economic order. How real is the threat of an AI dictatorship? Why do we need to tackle AI ethics today? Does AI provide breakthrough solutions?...


Digital Economy is the Economy of Innovations, not Inventions

... Digital and Innovations Research at Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Vladimir Korovkin. What should countries base their competitive edge on to become a leader in the technological race? Vassily Kashin: What Opportunities are Opening up for Russia against the Backdrop of the Tech War between the U.S. and China? The digital economy is an economy of innovations, not inventions. This is a very important distinction. An invention is anything that is radically new from a technological point of view. An ...


Autonomous Weapons Pose a Threat to International Security

Interview with professor Noel Sharkey, chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control Noel Sharkey is Emeritus Professor of AI and Robotics at the University of Sheffield, co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and chair of the International Committee for Robot ...


What Opportunities are Opening up for Russia against the Backdrop of the Tech War between the U.S. and China?

... astutely in terms of our diplomacy while being careful not to become too dependent on anyone or take sides While it may be a little early to talk about the emergence of a bipolar era in the tech world, the question of what policy Russia should follow against the backdrop of the confrontation between the two undisputed tech leaders (the United States and China) is more pressing than ever. Vassily Kashin of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) at the National Research ...


Future Goals in the AI Race: Explainable AI and Transfer Learning

... voices and faces (both real and non-existent ) in a deceptively realistic manner. Is this a victory for artificial intelligence over human intelligence? And if not, what else do researchers and developers need to achieve to make the winners in the AI race the " kings of the world ?” Background Sergey Karelov: AI Nationalism and AI Nationalization Are ahead Over the last 60 years, artificial intelligence (AI) has been the subject of much discussion among researchers representing different ...


Expert Meeting with Microsoft Vice President Steve Crown

On October 29, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a lecture on “Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights” by Steve Crown, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation. The event was attended by leading Russian experts on this topic. On October 29, ...


Disinformation 2020 – US elections, AI, deepfakes, manipulation

... everything we experience, beyond what we directly encounter in our immediate surroundings, is a narrative – we have to rely on someone else to provide inputs and updates. And that opens the door to manipulation and disinformation. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is beginning to proliferate in the generation of inexpensive deepfake videos and realistic fake news that can fool viewers and readers. Deep-learning fake video, or deepfake video, is a powerful AI disinformation tool. Deepfake videos are false, synthesized ...


Impact of New Technologies on International Relations Discussed in Beijing

... a seminar focusing on the impact of new technologies on international relations. The event was organized by Huayu analytical center. During the seminar, Nikolay Markotkin, RIAC Media and Government Relations Manager, gave a lecture on the impact of AI technologies on the world economy and international security. In particular, his report focused on the risks of using artificial intelligence to modernize strategic weapons. The lecture was followed by a discussion on the same theme.


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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