Humanoid robot is now a ‘legal’ Saudi citizen In the Future Investment Initiative conference held in Saudi Arabia from 24th to 26th October, Sophia, a humanoid robot, was awarded with citizenship to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; making her a legal citizen along with the fellow humans residing there. The Future Investment Initiative (FII), by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), is a new global investment event that aimed to connect the world’s most powerful investors, business leaders, thought leaders and public officials with the path-breaking innovations that define the future. Sophia is a humanoid robot...Read More
Author: Alizah Gul Memon
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An inquisitively nerdy student, interested in Physics, poetry, and photography.
One of the newest additions to the NUST’s Islamabad campus is a hiking trail. While it comes with guidelines and a pre-defined visit times, it has opened up for students, a place that was previously out of bounds. Near NUST’s Gate 10, the trail passes through the hills of H-12 to overlook the scenic beauty of the entire premises. The students are all very excited about this new prospect, because it will provide for even more activities during the frosty mornings and chilly evenings of winter. The hiking trail will be a wonderful place to kick-start the day with...Read More
The world knows NUST’s SNS as the “School of Natural Sciences”, there are some who would rather call it the Science-Nerd Society, and they do have their reasons for this! SNS is located in a distant corner of the National University of Science and Technology. The “Old” and “New SNS” buildings, facilitated with state-of-the art laboratories, are the powerhouses that produce the finest scientists of NUST. With interesting science facts on some notice boards, and seminar schedules by renowned scientists on others, both these buildings ignite a love for science within their students. The reason why it wouldn’t be...Read More