Singapore's artificial intelligence strategy: Applying AI to help - not replace - people

Singapore's national artificial intelligence strategy has kicked off with five projects in various sectors. Will the new technology make workers irrelevant? The Straits Times examines the issues.

Human teachers and healthcare workers will still play an important role even though Singapore has embarked on an aggressive plan to use artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in both the education and healthcare sectors.

Education

For one thing, there are no plans to use