APRU received funding for three collaborative projects focusing on the impact of AI on society, including AI for Everyone: Benefiting from and Building Trust in the Technology; Transformation of Work in Asia-Pacific in the 21st Century; and AI For Social Good. Google.org is undertaking
a pre-grant review for a possible fourth project with APRU and UN ESCAP strengthening capabilities and governance frameworks in the Asia-Pacific.
For more information about the Transformation of Work in the 21st Century in Asia Pacific Project, please visit https://apru.org/our-work/pacific-rim-challenges/digital-economy/transformation-of-work/.
This report is based on realities and experiences from Asia and the Pacific, and provides various perspectives on what AI for social good may look like in this region. More importantly, the report offers suggestions from the research community on how policymakers can encourage, use, and regulate AI for social good.
For more information about the project, please visit the webpage, AI for Social Good.
View the report in sections:
- Contents and forewords
- Philosophical point of view for social implementation (chapter 1-3)
- Institutional and technological design development through use of case based discussion (chapter 4-6)
- How to expand the capacity of AI to build better society (chapter 7 & 8)
- Bios of authors and acknowledgement
Digital automation is transforming the world with unprecedented scope and speed, and its impact is compelling. This report highlights the impact of AI technology has on Asia Pacific’s workforce. It also outlines policy recommendations to leaders of higher education, government, and industry.