A primary school in Dong Van district, on the border of Vietnam and China, has neither electricity nor books. For all the talk about the AI revolution, basic internet access remains a distant dream in parts of the developing world. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

What AI revolution? First, millions of kids in the developing world need electricity and internet access

  • David Dodwell says those who are excited or worried about the digital revolution need a reality check: 3.4 billion people still have no internet access today, though many of them will be needed for tomorrow’s hi-tech jobs

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A primary school in Dong Van district, on the border of Vietnam and China, has neither electricity nor books. For all the talk about the AI revolution, basic internet access remains a distant dream in parts of the developing world. Photo: Reuters
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