AI computer joins millions of Chinese students taking fearsome entrance exam

Among the almost 10 million students taking nationwide college entrance exams in China this week was an artificial intelligence program. The tests also saw authorities deploy facial recognition and drones, in an effort to clamp down on high-tech cheating. The exam, colloquially known as the ‘gaokao’ in China, was held over Wednesday and Thursday across most of the country. According to Xinhua, a total of 9.4 million Chinese high school students applied this year, a little less than the record 10.5 million in 2008. The fierily competitive exam is considered one of the most important steps in the life of anyone wishing to have a successful white-collar career in China………Read More