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The Global South’s missing voice in AI

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Politico, August 2023

GOODBYE SUMMER. HELLO FALL. This is Digital Bridge and I’m Mark Scott, POLITICO’s chief technology correspondent. If you, like me, are getting some not-so-subtle suggestions that it’s time to work full-time from the office, I bring you clear evidence of why, ahem, that’s a good idea.

Buckle up. It’s time to talk digital policy:

— In the race to regulate artificial intelligence, voices from the Global South are worryingly absent.

— Ahead of next year’s already-polarized election cycle, Americans now live in entrenched political silos online.

— Russia and China aren’t the disinformation masterminds that many still believe they are.

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