Stories

Data

Data is just another word for lots of little bits of ideas. These ideas come from answering questions. Imagine your Lego box, filled to the top with hundreds of coloured bricks. You can’t build anything until you put them together.   That’s what collecting data helps the government of the UAE to...

Drones

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Superman? No a drone is just an aircraft without a pilot on board. Don't worry though, drones are pretty small and they never carry passengers. So next time you take a flight for vacation, there will definitely be a pilot in charge of the plane! We use drones for...

Artificial intelligence

What is artificial intelligence? Imagine if you switched on your TV and it already knew your favourite show? Then, when you changed your mind and decided you liked a different show better, the TV changed channel without you having to tell it. That’s what artificial intelligence (or A.I. for...

Flying Taxi

What is a flying taxi? Imagine that instead of having to sit in a traffic jam on the Sheikh Zayed Road, you could actually fly to school? Now you can! And no, you don’t need to grow a pair of wings - you just need to get in a flying taxi.   Only in the UAE   Lot of countries are interested...

Driveless Cars

What is a driverless car? Driverless cars are cars that run with a computer at the wheel instead of a driver. How about instead of mum being late on her way to take you to school, you just hopped in your car and it took you all the way there on its own. That means nobody has to see mum parking!...

3D Printing

What does a 3D printer do?   Imagine if you could take a picture that you had drawn – maybe of a plane or a boat or a car – and make it into real life. That’s what a 3D printer does. As the 3D printer prints, it uses plastic to build the layers of the picture one at a time, like stacking Lego...