Artificial Intelligence Key to Greater African Economic Potential
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called on African leaders and captains of industry attending the Transform Africa summit, to move quickly and embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, saying it offers potential in critical sectors like agriculture, health and education, New Times Reports.
Kagane's rallying cry comes with admited uncertainty over the technology's impact on existing jobs which, according to University of Michigan computer scientist Kentaro Toyama, may result in a lower number of the workforce, The Conversation writes.
Meanwhile, a report by the World Economic Forum suggests that AI has the capability to close the gender gap by handling more domestic chores, thereby allowing women more time for work and leisure.
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Africa - Kagame
New Times, 26 April 2023
President Paul Kagame has issued a rallying call to African leaders and captains of the industry attending the Transform Africa summit to move quickly and embrace the Artificial… Read more »
Generative AI - 5 Essential Reads About the New Era of Creativity, Job Anxiety, Misinformation, Bias and Plagiarism
The Conversation Africa, 19 April 2023
The light and dark sides of AI have been in the public spotlight for many years. Think facial recognition, algorithms making loan and sentencing recommendations, and medical image… Read more »
Artificial Intelligence Can Close Gender Gap Within 10 Years - WEF Report
This Day, 21 April 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the capability to close the gender gap by handling more domestic chores, thereby allowing women more time for work and leisure, a new research… Read more »
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The European Commission has published a proposal for a regulation on artificial intelligence (AI). This is the first document of its kind to attempt to tame the multi-tentacled ... Read more »