• The Russian President offers an “open lesson” to greater than one million schoolchildren
  • “Whoever turns into the chief on this sphere will turn into the ruler of the world,” he says

Chatting with college students throughout a nationwide “open lesson” from the town of Yaroslavl, northeast of Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated the nation that takes the lead within the sphere of computer-based synthetic intelligence (AI) will rule.

“Synthetic intelligence is the long run not solely of Russia however of all of mankind,” stated Putin. “There are large alternatives, but additionally threats which might be tough to foresee at the moment.”

“Whoever turns into the chief on this sphere will turn into the ruler of the world,” he stated, including that it might be higher to forestall any specific “pair of fingers” from reaching a monopoly within the subject.

If Russia turns into the chief within the improvement of synthetic intelligence, “we’ll share our expertise with the remainder of the world, like we’re doing now with atomic and nuclear expertise,” stated Putin.

Greater than one million schoolchildren round Russia had been anticipated to look at the televised open lesson on-line, titled “Russia Targeted on the Future,” in keeping with the Kremlin.

Putin visits new hockey school in Yaroslavl.Putin visits new hockey school in Yaroslavl.

Members within the lesson additionally watched movies in regards to the large-scale revolutionary tasks, together with the event of a brand new era of nuclear-powered icebreakers and a heavy-class house launch heart.

The phrases of the Russian President echo what scientists in Russia and all over the world have been mulling over for fairly a while.

Work on growing drones and autos for army and civilian utilization is effectively below means in Russia, in keeping with state media.

The Russian army can also be growing robots, anti-drone methods, and cruise missiles that might be capable of analyze radars and make choices on the altitude, pace and course of their flight, in keeping with state media.

Whereas in Yaroslavl, Putin did not miss the chance to indicate off his hockey expertise throughout a go to to a brand new college. Putin attended a coaching session of the youngsters’s hockey workforce, talked to the younger gamers and performed some hockey himself.