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Angela Merkel Quotes on the AI race

(Last Updated On: December 6, 2018)

Speaking in reference to “Mittelstand” or the country’s medium-sized companies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel advised them to stay on top of the technological race, citing artificial intelligence as a big player.

Below are some of Angela Merkel’s quotes on the matter.

“We have global champions [in digitalization] but the bulk of the Mittelstand companies are perhaps not as far along as they should be.” – Angela Merkel, Yahoo, 4 December 2018

“Since we’re a country that prides itself on saying that the Mittelstand is the backbone of our industrial value creation, we have to make sure that the front-runners pull the others along.” – Angela Merkel, Bangkok Post, 4 December 2018

“The government is also ready to play a role.” – Angela Merkel, Yahoo, 4 December 2018

“AI will save us time on mindless, repetitive algorithms and allow more time for creativity.” – Angela Merkel, Bangkok Post, 4 December 2018

“That’s good news, at least for all those who aren’t mentally lazy.” – Angela Merkel, Yahoo, 4 December 2018