A desert robot depicts the vast opportunities of AI

When Hongzhi Gao was young, he lived with his family in Gansu, a province located in central northern China, next to the Tengger Desert. When he remembers his childhood, he remembers that there was a constant, steady earth wind outside their house and lasted no more than a minute after stepping outside most months of […]

The last link in China’s quest for influence, the rail line winding through the desert,

Bangkok, Thailand | Ancient Silk Road travelers cursed ChineseThe largest desert known as “Takla Makan” is an ominous Persian-Turkish phrase that roughly translates as “Enter and you may never come back.” Undaunted by the sandstorms and brutal terrain in the rectangular basin north of Tibet’s glacier-filled peaks, Chinese engineers have announced the completion of the […]