Elon University’s Imagining the Internet team conducted video interviews with attendees at the 18th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum, held in October 2023 in Kyoto, Japan.

The goal should be to protect our thoughts – to protect us from insidious manipulation.

Maria Ressa, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize recipient

I think that professors now will have to leave their comfort zone.

Luiz Fernando Castro, former board member, CGI.br (Brazilian Internet Steering Committee)

Some people have negative aspects to AI and in my view, I think it’s a good thing.

Jane Appiah-Okyere, student, Syracuse University (USA)

People can do their work more efficiently – learning has improved.

Zartash Afzal Uzmi, associate professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences (Pakistan)

I think generative AI is helping you understand in a better way.

Iqra Ali of Pakistan, a student at Japan’s Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Start every innovation process together, having a strong interaction between the tech side and the ethics side.

Peter G. Kirchschläger, ethics professor and director of the Institute of Social Ethics, University of Lucerne (Switzerland)

I think that we should get used to using ChatGPT … coding is the modern ABCs.

Edgar Brutyan, researcher, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (Georgia)

Pedagogically, it’s been an interesting space.

Viet Vu, manager, economic research, The DAIS at Toronto Metropolitan University (Canada)