Putin warns of 'colossal threats' posed by AI tech
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world.
Mr Putin said the development of AI raises "colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict now".
He said that "the one who becomes the leader in this sphere will be the ruler of the world".
Mr Putin warned that "it would be strongly undesirable if someone wins a monopolist position".
He predicted that future wars will be fought by drones and "when one party's drones are destroyed by drones of another, it will have no other choice but to surrender".