Kai-Fu Lee: AI Superpowers – China and Silicon Valley | Lex Fridman Podcast #27

I really enjoyed this conversation with Kai-Fu. Here’s the high-level outline:
0:00 – Introduction
1:26 – Chinese soul
4:28 – Difference between cultures of AI engineering
6:39 – Role of data in near-term impact of AI
8:37 – Tesla Autopilot approach
11:56 – Microsoft, Google, Apple and Silicon Valley cultures
24:22 – Entrepreneurship in China
38:51 – Impact of AI on jobs
44:58 – Andrew Yang and UBI
48:38 – Jobs that can’t be automated
56:20 – Role for governments
58:30 – Cold War and the arms race metaphor
1:04:50 – Freedom of speech & different value systems in China & US
1:07:37 – Privacy challenges
1:12:27 – Heart and soul of a business
1:14:00 – Facing mortality
1:18:46 – Hard work and balance
1:22:12 – Advice to entrepreneurs
1:25:38 – First question for an AGI system

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