Building Better Technology: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin

At the AI-volution of Culture conference, Bhaskar Chakravorti engaged in a thought-provoking debate on the future of AI with Philippe Beaudoin. The exchange, skillfully moderated by Marc Nicholson, provided valuable insights. The event, hosted by Quilt.AI and led by CEO Anurag Banerjee and co-founder Angad Singh Chowdhry, proved to be a dynamic platform for exploring the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence.

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In an automated future, what does productivity really mean?

AI tools like GPT-4 and Bing greatly enhance productivity across tasks, with a projected $4.4 trillion annual impact. Studies highlight benefits in organization and efficiency. However, the impact on creative work remains uncertain, prompting a need for redefined productivity metrics.

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Money Matters: How Japan approaches aid

We went behind the numbers to provide you with insights into Japan’s approach to aid. Plus, Uganda’s anti-gay law potential aid fallout, the new boss atop the World Bank, and what are AfDB’s spending priorities?

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Fostering Sustainable and Inclusive Climate Solutions Through Digital Technologies

Innovative businesses are key to sustainable development. This research highlights three companies: Husk Power Systems (sustainable energy), Nexsis (solar panels for essential services), and ThredUp (secondhand e-commerce). Insights emphasize the value of pay-as-you-go models, digital tech’s role in sustainability, women’s empowerment via regenerative tech, the need for government support in renewables, and maintaining consumer demand.

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Modi Is Muzzling Big Tech

Silicon Valley has spent years courting India, but its companies face an increasingly tricky censorship minefield in the world’s largest democracy.

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