The Good Robot

Bridget Boakye on AI Policy Between the UK and Africa

March 28, 2023 Dr Kerry McInerney and Dr Eleanor Drage
The Good Robot
Bridget Boakye on AI Policy Between the UK and Africa
Show Notes

In this episode we talk to Bridget Boakye, the artificial intelligence (AI) policy leader at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Bridget is an expert in how AI is impacting Africa and the major challenges in implementing AI use across the continent. She tells us about what good technology means in the contexts in which she works and the benefits and drawbacks of Google and other Big Tech companies operating in Africa.