Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence needs to be regulated

Research, regulation and better Internet connectivity are crucial if Artificial is to live up to its hype. If some of its challenges can be addressed, AI could be instrumental in lifting billions out of poverty.

Shudu - the digitally generated black supermodel and influencer

It seems we have reached the age where computer generated "creations" are replacing humans. Shudu is a black supermodel that is digitally generated and exists only on the Internet, mostly Instagram. She already has earned some paid partnerships as an influencer.

Turn.io's machine learning helps power youth employment in South Africa

Turn.io, the recently launched behaviour change chat product, has partnered with Mintor, to scale their award-winning youth employment platform in South Africa.

AI offers solutions for agriculture, health, and education

Slow uptake of Artificial Intelligence in developing countries means benefits for Global South remain modest. Internet connectivity is a major challenge as half of the global population lacks internet access

Everything announced at the first Google for South Africa event

Google held the first Google for South Africa event on 7 November 2019 after previously holding 3 Google for Nigeria events. Here is everything announced at the event.

Artificial Intelligence could offer some answers for Africa's rapid urbanization

The United Nations predicts that 60% of African populations will live in cities in 2050. Some experts say Artificial Intelligence can enable sustainable management of this urban boom.

The darker side of drones and Artificial Intelligence

A lack of legislation could leave African countries vulnerable to data abuse when it comes to the use of drones and Artificial Intelligence for development purposes. As such, researchers are being urged to consider ethical implications of AI tools before their deployment.