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Africa Is Building an A.I. Industry That Doesn’t Look Like Silicon Valley

Researchers want to pave their own path. But the growing industry is still dependent on tech giants like Google and Microsoft.

InIn late August, under the shade of an arching pepper tree in Nairobi, Kenya, hundreds of A.I. researchers gossiped about their…




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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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