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AI played 'big role' in approach to pandemic, says UAE artificial intelligence minister

Omar Al Olama, the UAE’s AI Minister, explains how COVID-19 has been an accelerator for AI applications; why the US and China would benefit from a ‘constant dialogue’ on AI; and why ‘the new roads that we need to be building right now are roads in the digital realm.’
Omar Al Olama in November 2019.

AI leads to ‘great return on investment’ in dealing with pandemic

The UAE approached the COVID-19 pandemic “as a scientist,” said Omar Al Olama, the UAE’s Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications.

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