A digital twin is the virtual version of something that happens or exists in physical space – whether a process, person, or object. The digital twin operates in the same way as their physical relative, and in real time, coded as a virtual model to carry out the same tasks or think in the same way. The concept of the digital twin has now moved out of industry and into everyday life with the rise of the Metaverse, as we start to see digital twins of ourselves likely to live, work, and play within it.
Can machines learn to walk and act in the real world in a similar way to how children do it? Starting from scratch, watching, copying, trying, failing, retrying? Learning to move is not as easy as learning to think – but the robots are getting closer.
Pneumonia is, in most cases, a curable or preventable disease. But it remains the leading infectious cause of death globally among children under the age of five, disproportionately affecting the most deprived and marginalized. An effective and affordable vaccine is the best way to tackle this global challenge.
Race is on to find solutions to slow down global warming! TO SLOW DOWN GLOBAL WARMING WE NEED TO REMOVE CARBON FROM THE AIR Numerous methods have been identified, both natural and technological, for extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Experts are urgently investigating their viability, relative costs and potential trade-offs, synergies and downsides.
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The Global PRIORITY Summit returned in 2023 in Miami, attracting an impressive lineup of 86 world-renowned speakers and over 700 delegates to discuss pressing global issues, and the FII Institute plans to host the summit in Miami again in March 2024.
The FII Institute proudly presents its Post Conference Report on FII6, Investing in Humanity: Enabling a New Global Order. This year's conference brought together leading experts from the fields of economics, finance, and international development to explore the ways in which investments can be directed toward creating a more equitable and sustainable global order.