US signals support for increase in World Bank funding
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday signaled Washington would support the World Bank request for a sharp increase in lending capacity in exchange for reforms to curb loans to higher income countries like China.
The UK’s Parliament recently decided to question an actual robot about artificial intelligence. This might sound like a good idea on paper, but considering there aren’t any sentient robots, it’s a lot like asking a toaster oven to testify on the State’s nutrition program. Actually, it’s worse: A toaster oven can’t be manipulated into making misleading statements. The robot, a Pepper model from Softbanks Robotics, was trotted out before Parliament by handlers from Middlesex University. It then performed a puppetry show, under the guise of ‘providing evidence,’ with Labour MP James Frith. Sky News captured the entire event: Pepper began,… This story continues at The Next Web
OPINION: People used to bring swords to Parliaments. That's why the front benches of the Government and Opposition are two-and-a-half swords' length away from each other - to keep them at a safe distance.
Kresna Graha Investama’s subsidiary, DIVA, prepares for IPO by giving up 30% shares to public, targeting fresh funding up to IDR 800 billion (US$ 53 million) The article Kresna Graha Investama’s Subsidiary “DIVA” is Set for IPO, Ready to Offer 30% of New Shares was written by Marsya Nabila for DailySocial. PT Distribusi Voucher Nusantara […]
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