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Business leaders love AI but that doesn't mean they use it

Liku baby humanoid robots being demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month. Survey respondents may say they've deployed a specific AI-based technology, such as chatbots or face recognition, but it may mean bots that merely prov
Liku baby humanoid robots being demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month. Survey respondents may say they've deployed a specific AI-based technology, such as chatbots or face recognition, but it may mean bots that merely provide standard answers to simple questions.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Microsoft has recently unveiled a survey of business leaders on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI).

The findings are surprising: German and Russian entrepreneurs and executives appear to be ahead of those from the United States and other advanced European economies when it comes to AI.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 11, 2019, with the headline 'Business leaders love AI but that doesn't mean they use it'. Print Edition | Subscribe