Event to explore impact of future technologies on international development
On September 15th, FHI 360 convened leaders and scientists in the fields of artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and other cutting-edge technologies with international development experts to discuss the implications of future technology on democracy, media and human rights. The event, titled Miles Beyond Mobiles: Technology in Democracy and Governance in 2025, encouraged participants to look beyond current, widely used technologies and to think about what will be possible and transformative in the next decade.
The complete program for the event can be found here.
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View four presentations from the event below:
- Computers vs. Common Sense: The Bottleneck to Artificial Intelligence Really Helping in the Developing World
- Democratic Visions for (Nano)technology vs. (Nano)technologic Visions for Democracy
- Bringing Cat Videos and Neonatal Resuscitation to Unconnected Communities
- Drones for Development:Robotic Companions Aiding Citizens and Journalists of the Developing World