Tag: artificial intelligence

    What we are reading today: Robot Ecology by Magnus Egerstedt

    Robots are increasingly leaving the confines of laboratories, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities, venturing into agriculture and other settings where they must operate in uncertain conditions over long timescales. According to the Arab News, this multidisciplinary book draws on the principles of ecology to show how robots can take full advantage of the environments they inhabit, […]

    Majarra and MIT Technology Review Arabia announce the winners of the 2021 Innovators Under 35 Awards

    Majarra and MIT Technology Review Arabia have announced the winners of the 4th Innovators Under 35 Awards. The awards honor young Arab innovators from around the world, showcasing their efforts in creating innovative solutions, Arab News reports. MIT Technology Review Arabia, along with 21 distinguished judges from various sectors including technology, AI, biology, medical, and […]

    The fourth movie about a world where the Sun is not visible: “The Matrix makes any idea trivial”

    The miracle that the fans have been waiting for for 18 years has finally appeared – the fourth film of “The Matrix” franchise, with the logical name “Resurrection,” was released on the screens. Films of 1999-2003 have reliably entered pop culture along with “Aliens” and “Terminators,” gained a loyal audience… And the US movie businessmen […]

    RTA’s Hackathon opened at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has opened RTA’s Hackathon at Expo 2020 Dubai, WAM reports. The hackathon discussed three key topics relating to economic growth, community happiness, and envisioning the future. 25 experts and specialists from pavilions of countries participating in Expo […]

    Bayanat to showcase smart city solutions at Abu Dhabi summit

    Bayanat for Mapping and Surveying Service, a fast-growing UAE-based geospatial, data analytics and AI company, showcased its smart city solutions at a key event in Abu Dhabi which was attended by 400 specialists, experts, strategists and policy makers, GDNonline reports. The 2nd Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit began on November 23, bringing together more than […]

    193 countries adopt the first global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    All the nations members of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted on November 23 a historical text that defines the common values and principles needed to ensure the healthy development of AI. Artificial intelligence is present in everyday life, from booking flights and applying for loans to steering driverless cars. It is […]

    Future Investment Initiative’s Invest in Humanity edition eyes a better world with a promising future for all

    International cooperation and multilateralism will be again highlighted in the fifth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), in which at least 5,200 people, including state leaders,  senior ministers, corporate leaders, policymakers, investors, and innovators from across the world, are expected to participate. Senior FII officials said to BNA that the number of people participating […]

    Five winning projects of the Biodiversity Ideathon in Oman announced

    The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and the Environment Authority announced on September 29 the five winning projects in the 2021 Biodiversity Ideathon, Times of Oman reports. The projects varied between smart farming and production systems, artificial intelligence (AI) applications, modern irrigation systems, organic fertilizer products, pesticides, organic control, and organic cleaning and […]

    Zayed Sustainability Prize announces 30 finalists

    Thirty candidates making an impact in health, food, energy, water and at schools, will compete to win ten awards and millions of dirhams in prize money at this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize. Officials will announce the ten winners during a ceremony at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in January, The National News states. Finalists […]

    Department of Municipalities and Transport to host second Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit

    The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has announced the date of the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit, (ADSCS) and begun the countdown to the launch of activities of the region’s largest event in the field of smart city development, which will on 23rd and 24th November, 2021, at the Conrad […]