Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Medan Niaga Satok is the role model for markets in the country because it provides comfortable space and good facilities for traders to sell products, said Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. Speaking at the breaking of fast programme at Sarawak Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority (Fama) building in Medan Niaga Satok here on Monday, the minister added that Medan Niaga Satok had the best infrastructure among all markets in the nation. “I was in Johor Bahru yesterday and visited Pasar Karat in the town. “The market stalls for traders were small. They were about 10 ft wide and 8 ft high and cost about RM100 per month,” said Salahuddin. He pointed out that a market with good infrastructure and clean environment could attract tourists to the…
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DBKU BERI TUMPUAN DALAM MEMPERKASAKAN KOMUNITI PINTAR

DBKU BERI TUMPUAN DALAM MEMPERKASAKAN KOMUNITI PINTAR

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Agenda Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara (DBKU) mengutamakan agenda untuk memperkasakan komuniti pintar di Sarawak. Menteri Kebajikan, Kesejahteraan Komuniti, Wanita, Keluarga dan Pembangunan Kanak-kanak Dato’ Sri Hajah Fatimah Abdullah berkata, agenda Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara (DBKU) merupakan agenda pemerkasaan komuniti pintar dalam melahirkan komuniti setempat yang pintar dan berintelektual. Jelasnya, melalui program ini masyarakat setempat dapat meningkatkan tahap kehidupan masing-masing dalam sosio-ekonomi sekaligus menyediakan peluang pekerjaan untuk golongan belia di Sarawak. Beliau berkata demikian semasa berucap pada Majlis Penutupan Lab Projek Komunitiku 2019 di Kuching hari ini. Tambah beliau, melalui agenda DBKU ini ia nya dilihat berjaya meningkatkan nama Sarawak dalam penghasilan produk seperti Cendol yang merupakan “Signature produk” keluaran Sarawak. Tambah beliau lagi, objektif utama program ini dapat memberi ruang dan peluang kepada wakil Kawasan Kejiranan Mesra (KJM) dan…
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State gov’t to extend electric bus service

State gov’t to extend electric bus service

Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
The electric bus parked at Open Air Market KUCHING: The state government will be extending its electric bus service that has now reached the end of its three-month trial period. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah announced that the service would still be available for free to commuters and passengers in the city centre. “We have received numerous queries as to whether the service to be continued even after the three-month trial run by the operator ends. “It has been decided that the state government will continue its operations and services until the end of the year,” Abdul Karim said when met by the media at the National Kidney Foundation in Jalan Abang Haji Adruce yesterday, He added that the state government will…
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Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak

Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak

Brunei, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9BRizDYBMo[/embed] Menyahut seruan kerajaan dalam memacu Malaysia sebagai tumpuan industri teknologi tinggi menjelang 2025 selaras dengan dasar nasional industri empat perpuluhan kosong. Syarikat multinasional, Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad bakal mengadakan Sidang Kemuncak Beyond Paradigm pada Julai ini. Pengarah Urusan Kumpulannya, Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah berkata, sidang itu bertujuan memberi peluang kepada rakyat Malaysia memahami dengan lebih mendalam mengenai IR empat perpuluhan kosong.. Sekaligus menjadikan mereka lebih berdaya saing. [Source: "Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak" published by AstroAwani] Photo Credits: AstroAwani
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Here’s What Sophia, the First Robot Citizen, Thinks About Gender and Consciousness

Here’s What Sophia, the First Robot Citizen, Thinks About Gender and Consciousness

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
In a video that's as unsettling as it is awe-inspiring, Sophia — the world's first robot citizen — breaks down everything from gender to ethical robot design. Sophia spoke last month at a festival of the future called Brain Bar in Budapest, Hungary. Since Sophia was activated in April 2015, she has appeared publicly to speak about women's rights issues, her own citizenship and other topics. The android made big news in October 2017, when she was granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia at the tech summit Future Investment Initiative (FII). And more recently, Sophia spoke at Brain Bar, which describes itself as "The Biggest European Festival of the Future." [Machine Dreams: 22 Human-Like Androids from Sci-Fi] At Brain Bar, Sophia had a lot to say. And while no one would likely mistake her for…
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Watch SOPHIE and Sophia the Robot discuss the future of creativity

Watch SOPHIE and Sophia the Robot discuss the future of creativity

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
[embed]https://youtu.be/ScsgDIfZzg4[/embed] A futurist pop prodigy and the world’s first citizen humanoid caught up on Skype to discuss their dreams, hopes, and creativity in the age of AI What does the advancement of AI mean for the future of the arts, music, and fashion? Will robots come for our creative industries? Could a machine ever dream like a human can? This week on Dazed, with our new campaign AGE OF AI, we’re aiming to find out. When Jeff Koons dumped a thousand kilos of stainless steel dog into the lobby of the Bilbao Guggenheim for his banner 1997 show Celebration, audiences were confronted with kitsch pushed to terrifying new limits. Passers stared entranced into the pet’s reflective pink chassis like they would today their phones, while at auctions, Koons’ pop art would…
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Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia is a coding companion for young girls

Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia is a coding companion for young girls

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
https://www.instagram.com/p/BtNURrAB0CH/?utm_source=ig_embed Hanson Robotics has created a "little sister" version of AI robot Sophia, intended to help young girls learn to code and gain an understanding of STEM subjects. Little Sophia is a 14-inch tall AI robot with humanoid features and a skin-like surface that covers the robotics in her head. She will be the first commercial robot with a face that resembles a human. Created by Hanson Robotics founder David Hanson, she is made to function as a learning companion for children aged seven to 13 years old, especially girls, to learn STEM subjects – science, technology engineering, mathematics. "We believe that Little Sophia can help to introduce STEM, coding and AI to children – especially girls – in a fun, safe, inspiring and interactive way that might help to…
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You Can Now Buy Sophia the Robot’s “Little Sister”

You Can Now Buy Sophia the Robot’s “Little Sister”

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Little Sophia You’ve probably heard of Sophia the robot. The close-to-lifelike humanoid has graced the cover of Cosmopolitan, gone on a date with Will Smith, and made countless television appearances. You’ve probably heard of Sophia the robot. The close-to-lifelike humanoid has graced the cover of Cosmopolitan, gone on a date with Will Smith, and made countless television appearances. Now Sophia appears to be multiplying — or at least diversifying the brand. In November 2018, the Hanson Robotics family grew by one member when Sophia introduced the world to her “little sister” during an appearance on “The Tonight Show.” And on Tuesday, Hanson launched a Kickstarter campaign for the new robot, giving others the opportunity to have a Little Sophia join their families — for a purpose, it says, beyond companionship. STEM Sells Little Sophia is 14 inches tall with anime-style eyes,…
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Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia Teaches STEM, Robotics, AI to Children

Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia Teaches STEM, Robotics, AI to Children

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Hanson Robotics' Little Sophia is Sophia the Robot's little sister. Little Sophia, a human-like miniature version of Sophia is a new kind of STEM, AI, and coding learning companion for ages 7+ individuals and a great tool for teachers and schools. Hanson Robotics is a multiple award-winning Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics company based in Hong Kong that creates empathetic, living, intelligent humanoid robots with embedded state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence that are designed to colive, cowork, educate, and collaborate with humans. Hanson Robotics' robots work with a combination of neural networks, machine perception, adaptive motor control, and conversational natural language processing (NLP). With 14-inches tall Little Sophia, Hanson Robotics aims to encourage early introduction of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), AI, coding, and robotics to children in a fun and creative way picking on the natural…
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Sarawak lancar loji dan stesen hidrogen pertama di Asia Tenggara

Sarawak lancar loji dan stesen hidrogen pertama di Asia Tenggara

Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari mengisi bahan api hidrogen pada kenderaan hidrogen di stesen dan loji hidrogen pertama Sarawak di Kuching hari ini. KUCHING: Sarawak melancarkan Loji Pengeluaran Hidrogen Bersepadu dan Stesen Pengisian Bahan Api yang pertama di negara dan Asia Tenggara amnya. Majlis pelancaran disempurnakan oleh Ketua Menteri Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg di tapak loji dan stesen yang terletak di pekarangan Pejabat Wilayah Barat Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) di Bintawa dekat sini hari ini. Pada majlis tersebut, Sarawak turut memperkenalkan bas hidrogen yang akan digunakan sebagai projek perintis bagi demostrasi keupayaan teknologi bahan api hidrogen sebagai kenderaan pengangkutan awam di negeri ini. “Loji dan stesen hidrogen ini merupakan sebahagian daripada hasil penyelidikan dan pembangunan (R&D) kita dan saya mengucapkan tahniah kepada SEB serta rakan agensi kerana berjaya membangunkan loji dan stesen…
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