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Post-coronavirus world will be more digital, AI-oriented: Antonio Guterres

"One of the risks, naturally, is that this illness will create societal control mechanisms that can help dictatorships, which naturally we have to try to avoid in the future," Guterres said.

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The post-coronavirus world will be different and much more digital than before, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. "One thing is clear, we're seeing mass digitalization of human relations with the crisis, and that will have an inevitable impact," Guterres told Efe news in a telephonic interview. "The future will be much more digital than the past.

This is going to provide a major impetus for the development of artificial intelligence, and cyberspace activities," he added. On the flip side, he cautioned, was that there would be a much greater ...

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First Published: Thu, April 02 2020. 12:24 IST
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