The adviser to the Asia desk of the National Security Council, Matthew Pottinger, has divulged that currently persisting trade war between China & the United States is turning out to be a boon for the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) as it opens huge opportunity for the member nations to be more attractive destinations for foreign direct investment.
IBM’s Project Debater tough for a face-off
The tech giant IBM has come up with a debating machine called Project Debater that is highly equipped with artificial intelligence to take on any human debater in the world. Recently the company has conducted a public demonstration of the technology which took over 5 years to be rolled out.
Mammals flee daylight to dodge human encounters
The journal- Science has published a study which concludes that the human activities around the world are compelling the mammals to take refuge away from the daylight to dodge any potential human encounters. The population explosion has been negatively affecting the wildlife patterns and the mammals opting for their night hideouts reflect the clear sign of the same.
World’s largest Doritos for charity
JurassicDoritos.com put the world’s largest Doritos on auction, from June 14 to June 20. The giant chip was 18 times larger than the regular one, prepared in association with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The entire hamper had a custom-designed, prop-replica dinosaur egg and a metal case containing the Doritos. The money earned by the auction was transferred to the American Red Cross to address the adversities faced by Hawaiian people owing to a volcanic eruption.