How is technology is affecting human agency? Little thought is spared for the effect that high-tech solutions can have on the workers that operate alongside robots and autonomous systems. Here we look into the impact these technologies have on workers’ identities, sense of agency, and even the ways that knowledge is acquired and perceived.
We also ask - what are the implications for governments in the global south?
How will new and emerging technologies affect development in the poorest countries?
Rapid technological change – including artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and robotics – is increasingly shaping our world. What does this mean for developing countries? How can they navigate this shifting landscape, steering a path towards inclusive development and poverty reduction?
The Commission on Technology and Inclusive Development will examine how to turn the potential risks of technological change into opportunities for inclusive development.
The commission, led by three co-chairs and two academic directors, features commissioners from a wide variety of backgrounds.