Dispatch from the Digital Planet: December 2023

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Charting the Emerging Geography of AI: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi
Harvard Business Review
As the AI power centers emerge and shift around the world, they will shape which AI applications are prioritized, societies and sectors of the economy get the most benefits, what data are used to train algorithms, and which biases get included and neutralized—and how we balance accelerating AI innovation against building in safeguards.
Unlocking Africa's job creation potential: Insights from experts: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti, Shamina Singh, Robin Miller, and Jordan Fabyanske
Business Insider
In an exclusive interview with Business Insider Africa the experts provided valuable insights into the complexities of the African job market and potential pathways to overcome its challenges.
BRICS and Questions About the Global Order: Mihaela Papa and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi
This article highlights how the BRICS group is falling short of their aspiration to be a champion of the Global South. Mihaela and Ravi explore how the group can shoulder responsibilities commensurate with its weight and heft, and deliver the greatest good for the greatest number in the Global South.
Celebrating 50 years of the Mobile Phone
From its inception 50 years ago with the first mobile phone call to becoming an indispensable part of daily life, the evolution of mobile phones is nothing short of extraordinary. Bhaskar Chakravorti moderated a panel discussion featuring Bengt Holmström, Esko Aho, Iqbal Quadir, and Jenny Aker, where they discussed the mobile phone's revolutionary ascent.
Building Better Technology: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin
Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin, the Co-Founder and CEO of Waverly, were interviewed by Marc Nicholson, the Founder of 1880 Singapore. They explored the future of AI during the 'AI-volution of Culture' conference, an event organized by Quilt.AI.
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OpenAI is a nonprofit-corporate hybrid: A management expert explains how this model works - and how it fueled the tumult around CEO Sam Altman's short-lived ouster: Alnoor Ebrahim   |  The Conversation
In an automated future, what does productivity really mean?   |  Work in Progress by Dropbox
Onward Ahoy! India's rising potential in the global B2C arena   |  MxMIndia
The Consequences of Elon Musk's Ownership of X   |  The New York Times
OpenAI seemed invincible a week ago. Now it's extremely vulnerable   |   MarketWatch
Big Tech companies look to scoop up talent jumping ship from OpenAI   |  Scripps News
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