IFC Emerging Markets Venture Forum: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Sits Down With Andrew Ng

What can developing countries do to benefit from AI?


Skip to 21:45 to watch World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Andrew’s fireside chat at the IFC Emerging Markets Venture Forum on October 4, 2018 in San Francisco. Andrew offers three strategies for emerging economies to build nascent AI capabilities:

  • Curate educational content that exists
  • Provide government-backed incentives to learn
  • Leverage AI technology that works for the problem you need to solve; Focus on problems unique to one’s country

Watch out for the commitment Dr. Kim and Andrew make at the end of the talk!


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Watch live now as World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim examines the risks and rewards of disruptive technology with Andrew Ng, co-founder of the online learning platform Coursera, creator of the AI Fund, adjunct-professor at @Stanford University, and former head of Baidu AI Group/Google Brain. Join the conversation at IFC’s Emerging Markets Venture Forum in San Francisco. #VentureEM

Posted by IFC – International Finance Corporation on Thursday, October 4, 2018

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