Robots and artificial intelligence has caught the public’s imagination. A survey of public attitudes to these technologies in eleven countries, including South Africa, shows that people feel uncomfortable with robots that look and behave like humans.
South Africa’s youth will require high levels of digital skills and 21st-century life skills, including scientific, digital, financial and cultural fluency, the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies says.
Professional services company Ernst & Young (EY), in association with Hult International Business School, has announced the first-ever fully virtual Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on technology.
South Africa needs to look at more innovative ways of using the fourth industrial revolution, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, augmented reality, simulations and automation, says minister of Higher Education and Technology Blade Nzimande.