Friday, April 16, 2021

Artificial Intelligence

Youth involvement in AI crucial

KUCHING: Sarawak is on track towards digital economy through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development process. Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports cum Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (Tegas) treasurer Datuk Snowdan Lawan noted that more youths...

Smart traffic lights for a smoother journey

KUCHING: Fifty-five out of 146 total traffic lights here have already been upgraded with a smart traffic light system, namely Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS). Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said the biggest advantage of the SCATS system...

Time to get into digital economy

BY WARTAWAN PORTAL KUCHING: Malaysia is moving towards a digital economy where most industries are using artificial intelligence (AI), drones, robotics and others. Perhaps, some jobs such as accounting, banking and warehousing, will no longer require full manpower in the future. Hence,...

Proposal to use AI in border surveillance

KUCHING: If fences or walls are built along the Sarawak-Kalimantan border to address illegal entry, they should be equipped with the latest technology, including artificial intelligence (AI) to assist in surveillance and monitoring. This was proposed by Sarawak Community Policing...

Altair, Rolls-Royce Germany join forces to converge artificial intelligence, engineering

KUALA LUMPUR: US-based Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing, has collaborated with Rolls-Royce Germany to connect artificial intelligence (AI) and engineering to derive business value across Rolls-Royce’s engineering, testing, and design...

Sarawak student clinches biotechnology award

KUCHING: Christopher Ha Heng Xuan, a final year undergraduate of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus (Swinburne Sarawak) was the first runner-up during the recent Sixth International Biotechnology Competition and Exhibition 2020 (IBCEx 2020) for the Biotechnology category. Ha’s project was titled ‘Machine...

NEUON AI’s RoadPlus: A winning idea

As time changes for the better, technology steadily improves to make our lives better. At the most recent MyHackathon, NEUON AI’s project — ‘RoadFirst’ — emerged as the winner under the ‘Bina Negara’ theme for its grand solution in...

Malay land rights remain protected

KUCHING: The rights of Malays to their land remain protected similar to other Bumiputera groups, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. “In terms of land ownership, the rights of the Malays on their land will always...

State pushes for digital science researches

KUCHING: Sarawak must push ahead in new digital and data science research areas so that the state is on par with developed countries. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said these research areas included artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain,...

AI to drive state’s economy

KUCHING: Artificial Intelligence (AI) should be applied to analyse and monetise data, which in turn will drive Sarawak’s economy, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “From Sarawak’s perspective, we have a lot of geological data. We have...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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