The race for international management in synthetic intelligence (AI), machine studying (ML), blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital infrastructure – amongst many different applied sciences – is nicely underway. However now, as an alternative of the proverbial two-country races we’re so conversant in, the race has expanded. It’s now any nation’s race. How may this be when the US and China are spending a lot cash? The metrics have modified. At the moment it’s about patents and adoption.