Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The New World of Artificial Intelligence

Africans are ready for the fourth industrial revolution, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa confidently asserted at the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos earlier this year.

WEF founder Klaus Schwab sees the fourth industrial revolution as being shaped by the emerging digital technologies that will “fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another."
The new world of artificial intelligence, which requires the cultivation of independent thought and self-learning skills at the school level to prepare children for a world where life skills are critical, is conspicuous by its absence in Africa.
As the article below goes on to say:  "Africa is not short of young entrepreneurs with good ideas, ambition, energy and talent, which can be harnessed to drive more inclusive growth."

Read more about the new world of artificial intelligence and how Africans are eager to engage with technology to create new opportunities for themselves and their country.

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