“Sophia the Robot” sits on stage during a discussion on artificial intelligence at the 2018 RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
“Sophia the Robot” sits on stage during a discussion on artificial intelligence at the 2018 RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

With RISE tech conference, Malaysia aims for place on global digital map

  • The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, which led the bid for RISE, says hosting conference will help show off country’s digital bona fides
  • RISE CEO Paddy Cosgrave said the political situation in Hong Kong did not impact the company’s decision to make the move to Kuala Lumpur

“Sophia the Robot” sits on stage during a discussion on artificial intelligence at the 2018 RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
“Sophia the Robot” sits on stage during a discussion on artificial intelligence at the 2018 RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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