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China search engine giant Baidu said Wednesday that 'cold water' won't change the company's determination to push forward artificial intelligence after its founder Robin Li Yanhong was splashed with water on stage at the Baidu artificial intelligence (AI) conference in Beijing.
During Li's speech at the conference in Beijing while he was sharing updates about the company's driverless vehicle strategy on Wednesday, a man stormed the stage to splash water on Li's face.
After returning to his speech, Li responded in a calm manner, saying that 'setbacks always lie on the road to advancement for AI, but [our] determination to move forward won't be changed and AI will change everyone's life.'
Titled “Proof of a Gold Digger Trap?,” the heavily edited video aimed to show that the young woman was inviting him up for sex — and that he was therefore innocent of her rape allegations against him.
In a country where discussion of rape has been muted and the #MeToo movement has been held back by cultural mores and government censorship, that could have been the end of the story.
But on Weibo, the popular Chinese social media service, the #NoPerfectVictim hashtag has drawn more than 17 million page views, with over 22,000 posts and comments.
“Nobody should ask an individual to be perfect,” wrote Zhou Xiaoxuan, who has become the face of China’s #MeToo movement after she sued a famous TV anchor on allegations that he sexually assaulted her in 2014 when she was an intern.
When the “Gold Digger” video emerged, it shifted sentiment toward Mr.Liu.Editors’ PicksPreparing My Family for Life Without MeNaomi Wolf’s Career of Blunders Continues in ‘Outrages’The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Mr.Liu’s attorney in Beijing, who shared the video on Weibo under her verified account, said that according to her client the video was authentic.
“We believe in his innocence, which is firmly supported by all of the evidence, and we will continue to vigorously defend his reputation in court.” The video is silent, but subtitles make the point so nobody will miss it.
“The full video depicts a young woman unable to locate her own apartment and a billionaire instructing her to take his arm to steady her gait,” said Wil Florin, Ms.
“The release of an incomplete video and the forceful silencing of Jingyao’s many social media supporters will not stop a Minnesota civil jury from hearing the truth.” JD.com declined to comment on the origin of the video.
At first, I saw the video as a setback for China’s #MeToo movement, which was already facing insurmountable obstacles from a deeply misogynistic society, internet censors and a patriarchal government.
Already, my “no means no” arguments with acquaintances had been met with groans.Subscribe to With Interest Catch up and prep for the week ahead with this newsletter of the most important business insights, delivered Sundays.
Then I came across a seven-minute video titled “I’m also a victim of sexual assault,” in which four women and a man spoke to the camera about their stories.
The video, produced by organizers of the hashtag #HereForUs, tried to clearly define sexual assault to viewers, explaining that it can take place between people who know each other and under complex circumstances.