Mar 17, 2023

‘BritGPT’: UK plans ChatGPT-like superpower to counter China’s AI influence

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The new AI strategy, which includes the construction of a supercomputer, will cost the UK £900 million ($1.2 billion).

The United Kingdom (U.K.) has announced plans to develop its own ChatGPT version, “BritGPT” as part of a new artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

“These investments will provide scientists with access to cutting-edge computing power and bring a significant uplift in computing capacity to the AI community,” reads the Spring Budget 2023 plan.


A new AI research organization will be established, along with constructing an exascale computer, costing £900 million ($1.2 billion), according to the U.K. Treasury’s plan, revealed on Wednesday.

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