Artificial Intelligence

Using technology to solve traffic woes

The traffic situation in Southeast Asia is famous for all the wrong reasons. Although some countries have taken steps to minimise congestion such as Vietnam’s ban on motorcycles by 2030, and Singapore’s deployment of road tolls and an expensive certificate of entitlement to reduce the number of car ownerships, the traffic situation in the region could still use some help.

23 March 2019
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AI and big data in the legal profession

Although widespread in industries from aerospace to waste management, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data are cutting-edge technologies not usually associated with the legal profession.

14 March 2019
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ASEAN’s illegal wildlife trade goes online

With social media already playing a role in human trafficking, arms trading and drug smuggling, it is perhaps no surprise that the illegal wildlife trade is the latest cross-border crime to go online.

11 March 2019
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New AI camera spots thieves before they steal

It’s watching, and knows a crime is about to take place before it happens.

Vaak, a Japanese start-up, has developed artificial intelligence (AI) software that hunts for potential shoplifters, using footage from security cameras for fidgeting, restlessness and other potentially suspicious body language.

5 March 2019
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Lost jobs in the future

Thanks to digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it will be possible for the same output from ASEAN's top six economies today to be produced using 28 million fewer workers by 2028.

3 March 2019
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AI takes aim at mosquitoes

The war against mosquito-borne diseases has found a new ally in artificial intelligence (AI). An ambitious project by Google’s sister company, Verily, plans to literally “debug” the problem.

29 September 2018
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Deep tech in Southeast Asia

Technology today is widely associated with the digital realm - computers, the internet, mobile device, and smartphones, - just to name a few, which has seen the mushrooming of a myriad of tech startups.

22 September 2018
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AI threatens ASEAN jobs

Thanks to digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it is possible for the same output from ASEAN's top six economies today to be produced using 28 million fewer workers by 2028.

20 September 2018
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Education in the Age of Automation

As digital technologies and automation have advanced, fears about workers’ futures have increased. But, the end result does not have to be negative. The key is education.

13 September 2018
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AI: Assisting today’s doctors

You may think that artificial intelligence (AI) will make doctors obsolete soon but that day is still far off. In fact, computers are not that intelligent just yet.

12 September 2018
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Nestle wants your DNA

The company that brought you milk chocolate, Maggi instant noodles and Rocky Road ice cream is worried about your health.

31 August 2018
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Google Duplex AI takes tech world by storm

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the character Tony Stark, better known by his superhero name Iron Man, pursues most of his experiments with the help of his computer assistant, JARVIS – which serves as an acronym for Just A Rather Very Intelligen

12 May 2018
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