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Could Johannesburg Be the AI Hub Africa Needs?

By | 2018-10-30T16:22:40+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News|

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When one thinks of artificial intelligence (AI), major corporations working out of leading tech hubs like Silicon Valley and – with a growing presence – London come to mind.

Africa, on the other hand, hasn’t yet taken a seat at the solution-driven AI table, with little to no contribution in this space at present.

With the application and development of AI technologies being as essential to our current age as the adoption of electricity were to preceding generations, can Africa catch up and join the revolution?

The factors which make these tech hubs such constructive environments for growth and innovation in the AI space have not been prioritised by Africa, and South Africa as the economic powerhouse of the continent.

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