TC301: Artificial Intelligence for International Development
In the past year, artificial intelligence (AI) - the capability of machines to imitate intelligent human behavior - has become the hottest topic of discussion across all sectors. AI technologies are poised to transform many industries, from transportation to healthcare to finance. But what about international development? How will this revolution impact public health, agricultural extension work, humanitarian disaster response, educational delivery, and more? Does AI have potential to truly improve the way aid is carried out? Or are we a long way from having meaningful support and engagement from robots, smart sensors, and the like?