April 5, 2021

Africa, Artificial Intelligence, & Ethics

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Director of Ancillary Services James "Chip" Cottrell led a Carnegie Council podcast discussion on issues surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and equity, particularly in Africa. Other speakers consisted of the chief information officer and chief digital officer for a firm based on Johannesburg, South Africa; the executive director of the Kofi Annan Foundation; and a technology, public policy and global governance analyst. Topics included digital literacy and Internet access, how algorithms affect social media use and how they are used in the political sphere, and how to introduce AI in a more equitable manner throughout the continent.

Duration: 59:18

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