In the 25-minute video “Studio B: Unscripted,” Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa and Urvashi Aneja delve into the impact of recent developments in artificial intelligence on communities in the Global South. They examine how much of the work powering the AI boom is located in these regions, raising questions about who benefits from this technology and what costs it brings.
Ressa and Aneja highlight how artificial intelligence is already affecting working conditions, democracy, and the environment in various parts of the world. They emphasize that countries need to move beyond simply trying to catch up with Western standards when considering how AI should be implemented in their societies.
The video was published on February 12, 2024, and aims to spark conversation about the implications of AI for the Global South. Viewers are encouraged to share their thoughts on social media to continue this important dialogue.