For hungry people, an internet connection isn’t a priority

If Davos focuses on how the wealthy can have driverless cars and benefit from artificial intelligence, while the poor continue to starve, it will have failed in its official motto: “Committed to improving the state of the world”. Photo: Michael Mucci This week, from January 20 to 23, many of the world’s most influential and powerful people – heads of state, chief executives, Nobel prize winners, monarchs and senior business leaders – are gathering at the annual World Economic Forum, known as Davos, the city in Switzerland in which it is held. This year’s theme, Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, paraphrased as mastering the impact of the digital world on business, government and global systems, rings alarm bells as it’s likely to consolidate the advantage of the powerful while ignoring the…


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