“In the latest news, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo announced to replace two top-level public servant posts with AI in 2020.
According to Reuters, Widodo briefed on his AI implementation plans in a room full of leaders from big companies. While the idea is to reduce bureaucracy, his main agenda with AI is to change the structure of the country’s economy by reducing the use of natural resources.
In the meeting, Widodo also said that Indonesia should start with higher-end manufacturing, such as the production of electric vehicles. Industries should be using raw materials like coal and bauxite, instead of just exporting it…”