South African “lost city” found using laser technology
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The stone settlement of Kweneng used to exist on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Now, thanks to technology, archaeologists are being able to reconstruct the lost city.
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This week, tensions between the US and China spiked further after an alleged spy balloon was shot down by Washington. Beijing later said it would firmly defend its interests after President Joe Biden vowed to protect the sovereignty of the United States. China continues to insist the balloon was for civilian purposes and had veered off course.
In an environment reshaped by digital change, many legacy publishers and wider media organisations are racing to transition to new business models as they fight to secure their future sustainability.
For years, many fields have been largely dominated by men, but, in recent times, more women are either taking key positions in various management teams, closing deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, breaking new grounds, or starting new ventures. Today, Guardian Nigeria host women to a conference titled: IWD 2023: Digital: Innovation and technology for gender equality
Geoffrey Hinton, 75, announced his resignation from Google in a statement to the New York Times, saying he now regretted his work. He told the BBC some of the dangers of AI chatbots were "quite scary". "Right now, they're not more intelligent than us, as far as I can tell. But I think they soon may be."
Across Africa, the adoption of AI technologies is facing challenges. But Ghana is one the few African countries that have taken steps to develop policies and strategies focused on advancing the use of Artificial Intelligence.
Agriculture in France is not immune to the digital revolution. More and more farmers are using IT tools to carry out their administrative and technical tasks. But some go much further: from fully robotic milking of cows, to connected cameras, to data gathering and even a digital fruit and vegetable market. FRANCE 24 went to meet some of these farmers for whom technology represents the future of their livelihood.
People in Johannesburg, South Africa, woke to a wintry surprise on Monday: the first snowfall in over a decade. The flakes were a treat for some, but forecasters warn the cold snap could put vulnerable communities at risk.
Cars and roads damaged after gas explosion rips through Johannesburg CBD.
Divers salvaged the remnants of a 400-year-old shipwreck in the southwestern Baltic Sea. Scientists hope the wreck will give insight into Lübeck's role at the center of the Hanseatic League.
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