Leapfrogging: How China caught up to Silicon Valley

By George Koo An upcoming book on artificial intelligence makes the startling contention that in just the last three years, China has caught up to Silicon Valley in AI. And, no, Mr Trump, it’s not because the Chinese stole the algorithm from Google. Rather, China leapfrogged the US in mobile computing, which enabled it to … Continue reading Leapfrogging: How China caught up to Silicon Valley

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Students across Asia Pacific embrace computer sciences

By Daniel Maxwell STUDENTS are embracing coding and computer sciences in increasing numbers, with millions expected to participate in the global  Hour of Code initiative taking place this week. Over the past five years, the number of students in the Asia Pacific region who are learning to code has increased dramatically, with China, Japan, South Korea, … Continue reading Students across Asia Pacific embrace computer sciences

Education – China Heads New Alliance of Asian Universities

  China has organized an alliance of Asian universities to compete with western educational institutions. The alliance will share resources and increase exchanges of students and teachers. The new organization is called the Asian University Alliance (AUA). It was launched in late April at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The Chinese university was elected as chair … Continue reading Education – China Heads New Alliance of Asian Universities

Education – Chinese students in USA

By Doug Tsuruoka Source: ASIA TIMES Chinese students pouring billions into US local economies A December 13 front-page story in the Wall Street Journal reported that Alabama’s Auburn University is offsetting an estimated 7,000 factory jobs lost to China in surrounding Lee County by serving as a local employer, workforce trainer and magnet for new businesses. … Continue reading Education – Chinese students in USA