“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

Topic |   Malaysia
“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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