Automation

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID
World

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Ask for a roast beef sandwich at an Arby’s drive-thru east of Los Angeles and you may be talking to…
ICAO endorses “virtual” travel credentials to replace passports
Travel

ICAO endorses “virtual” travel credentials to replace passports

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has endorsed specifications for phase one of what it calls “Digital Travel Credentials” (DTC),…
Prime Minister calls to speed up implementing Egypt’s real estate management system
Egypt

Prime Minister calls to speed up implementing Egypt’s real estate management system

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly stressed the importance of swiftly implementing the nation’s real estate inventory and management system, which aims…
Alexandria considers creating digital platform for easy-to-access online services
Egypt

Alexandria considers creating digital platform for easy-to-access online services

Governor of Alexandria Mohammed al-Sherif recently held a meeting with local administrators to discuss the creation of a unified national…
Automation, teen pregnancies affect women’s lifelong earning potential
World

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women’s lifelong earning potential

Delegates at the recently concluded Women Deliver Conference, the world’s largest gathering for gender equality, concluded that teen pregnancies and automation…
Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape
Technology

Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland…
Amazon’s ‘collaborative’ robots offer peek into the future
Technology

Amazon’s ‘collaborative’ robots offer peek into the future

Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars — but instead of colliding, they’re…
AI system spots childhood disease like a doctor
Technology

AI system spots childhood disease like a doctor

An artificial intelligence (AI) programme developed in China that combs through test results, health records and even handwritten notes diagnosed…
Machines will do more tasks than humans by 2025: WEF
Technology

Machines will do more tasks than humans by 2025: WEF

  Robots will handle 52 percent of current work tasks by 2025, almost twice as many as now, a World…
‘Killer Robots’ film warns of perils of automation
Culture

‘Killer Robots’ film warns of perils of automation

  Automation is killing us, warns filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin in his new documentary “The Truth About Killer Robots,” which premieres…
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