Computers and the Law
Empowering Digital Citizens: Navigating Data Privacy And Artificial Intelligence Through Digital Literacy In Uganda
Article by Calvin Kahiigi
As the world steadily advances into the digital age, and as attitudes of the masses leap towards artificial intelligence, Uganda as a whole, lags several steps behind. This paper provides a comprehensive exploration of the intersection between digital literacy, data privacy, and artificial intelligence. Exploring the components of digital literacy and its implications in an ever-evolving digital landscape, the paper discusses the importance of data privacy, and the measures necessary to safeguard information in the digital age. It further explores the significance of AI education, the ethical considerations that should underpin its implementation, and their impact on equipping individuals with the skills necessary to navigate the digital scenery. This holistic examination sheds light on the crucial journey towards empowering Ugandan digital citizens.