You might ask, why would Google build AI systems in China where it's core search engine has been banned for seven years? Speculation that it is, the answer might be that Google is building proprietary AI systems for China to suppress its own citizens. Much of what happens in China is illegal in the United States. ? TN Editor
As the country sets out its ambitious goals to be the world leader in the field by 2030, the US tech giant is quietly looking to get its own foothold established
Google looks to be quietly forming a team of artificial intelligence experts in mainland China, according to the United States-based internet giant's recent jobs listings online.
A check on Monday of the postings on social networking platform LinkedIn showed it had been recruiting since May for a research scientist, technical lead and software engineer in machine learning technology in Beijing.
In addition, there was another post for product manager in cloud machine learning that was first listed in June.
Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence focused on computer programs that have the ability to learn when exposed to new data.