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Don’t fear the robots; they won’t kill jobs

“Rogue One,” the latest in the Star Wars franchise, has had mixed reviews but features one undisputed star: K-2SO, a gangly robot with the best lines. Movies of the distant future always tap into current anxieties, and the latest alarm is that the robots are coming. Droids may not conquer the world, but they will take over its work – white-collar as well as blue-collar. Could these filmmakers know something we don’t?

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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre inks agreement with Dubai Municipality to launch region’s first nanometric satellite

“The forward-looking vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has taken our mission to shape the future to the outer space,” asserted H.H. Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation, and President of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).

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