PHD Ghana hosted a vibrant, thought-provoking and enlightening debate dubbed “Man vs Machine” on the implications of the coming AI revolution, which took place at the Fiesta Royale Hotel, launching PHD’s latest book “Sentience” in Ghana.
Clients, agency partners, marketers, the media, technology and computer science students, AI experts and enthusiasts asked questions, made contributions and shared their concerns as well as expectations. The debate was facilitated by Dr. Ayorkor Korsah, assistant professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Ghana’s prestigious Ashesi University College, and PHD Ghana’s CEO, Bright Ladzekpo.
The event which was organized in partnership with leading local Radio station Joy 99.7 FM and leading business newspaper, The Business and Financial Times was broadcast and streamed live by the station reaching a local audience of at least 120,000 listeners some of whom shared thoughts via social media.
The debate was recorded by digital satellite television broadcaster, MultiTV for re-broadcast on its JoyNews Channel. The pre-event build-up, involved a 15 minute radio interview on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show and a half-hour interview featuring the facilitators, shot on location in the Computer Science laboratory at Ashesi University’s new department of engineering building and broadcast during “AM Show” on the channel and posted on YouTube.
G. Ayorkor Korsah, assistant professor of Computer Science at Ashesi and co-founder of the African Robotics Network.