For artificial intelligence to become fully widespread, we must know how to use it and not be afraid of it. While AI risks accentuating the digital divide, Google and Meta have just announced training programs aimed at a wide audience, particularly the less tech-savvy.
A way for the two American giants to encourage the French to use AI tools that are increasingly present in everyday objects, such as Microsoft’s office suite where the AI-enabled phones. But also to reure and restore their brand image. Many French people are not comfortable with digital tools – 16 million French people are far from digital, according to Crédoc. However, with advances in AI, particularly its integration into businesses, they risk being completely overwhelmed.