Debate Of the Day: Will Artificial Intelligence destroy us?
The Moscow Open descended into chaos when a robot attacked a child. Is this the start of the AI takeover? Or will humans remain firmly in charge? Video footage shows a robotic arm suddenly lunging at the boy and grabbing his hand. Four adults had to rescue him from its grasp. It has some wondering […]
This fashion label turns refugee life jackets into statement clothing.
For fashion label founder and former refugee Mohamed Malim, the discarded jackets are symbols of perseverance. Mohamed Malim, a former Somali refugee who went to the US when he was three, wants his fashion label to start conversations. His Minnesota-based startup Epimonia takes life jackets from the Greek island of Lesbos that were worn by […]
Debate of the day
Are we losing more than words? Linguists say the world’s minority languages are going through a mass extinction event. This may make communication easier. But what else is lost? Imagine looking at someone. Both of you want to speak but are afraid to start. This is called mamihlapinatapai, in the South American language of Yamana. […]
Did Astra Zenca save the developing world?
The AstraZeneca vaccine, developed in partnership with the University of Oxford, was one of the first vaccines available for use in the UK and around the world during the COVID pandemic. More than two billion doses have been distributed to at least 170 countries, with around 50 million doses administered in the UK. So despite […]