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According to him上海千花坊as millions of different reac

tions to a source of inspiration just like a person. When users type a word, Xiaoice could draw vastly diverging pictures in response to that word.

上海千花坊”We don’t know what surprises Xiaoice will bring us, and the unpredictability is the charm that attracts us,” Xu said.

This is not the first time that Xiaoice has created something. Started

as a chatting robot in 2014, Xiaoice has already been “talking” with more than 100 million上海千花坊女神会所

users, published two collections of poetry and released and composed dozens of songs.

上海千花坊All these endeavors have helped accumulate more than 5 million followers on a Ch

inese micro blog, as Microsoft continues to experiment with how AI can use emotional intelligence to se

rve as a companion for people and how AI can be used to imbue machines with “creativity”.上海千花坊

Elsewhere in the world, researchers and industry participants are

also experimenting with AI. In 2017, US singer Taryn Southern unveiled Breaking F

上海千花坊ree, a song composed and produced by an AI system developed by US startup Amper Music.

Last year, an AI-generated painting of Edmond Belamy became the firs

t of its kind to be auctioned at Christie’s. The artwork, created by computer algorithms de上海千花坊女神会所

上海千花坊veloped by French AI company Obvious, was sold for more than $430,000.

Just like Xiaoice’s paintings, such AI-generated work is based on

machine-learning models of artificial neural networks that resemble the human brain and ne上海千花坊

rvous system, which can study input materials and produce output in their own right.

上海千花坊女神会所When it comes to AI painting, a neural network that goes by the acronym GAN plays a ke

y role. GAN, which stands for generative adversarial network, creates the image pixel

by pixel. Like any other artist or designer, it produces both broad strokes and fine details in layers.上海千花坊女神会所

But as pioneering AI-generated works appear around the world, the tech companies and art critics are also addressing the fundamental question of

上海千花坊whether the images, poems or songs produced by their networks can be called art at all.

Qiu Zhijie, an artist and professor at China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts, said the answ

er depends on how originality in art is defined when machines are involved in creation.上海千花坊女神会所

“When nobody can tell the difference between paintings genera

ted by AI and those of humans, then we can regard AI’s work as original,” Qiu said.上海千花坊

Apparently, Xiaoice has already passed the test. In May, works produced by the drawing bot under the name Xiao Yubing were

上海千花坊女神会所submitted to the exhibition of postgraduates’ work at China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts. When Xiao Yubing

‘s paintings were presented beside those of humans, nobody realized they were generated by AI.

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Three men have been fined for smoking in the Palace Museum, said Beijing police Saturday.

 上海千花坊Instead of shouting slogans of defiance, songs glorifying the spirit of Hong Kong and value

s cherished by its people were played during Saturday’s peaceful rally. The crowd hu 上海千花坊女神会所

mmed along when the well-known tune of Under the Lion Rock and Pearl of the Orient were played.

 上海千花坊The signboards and banners — hoisted high along with the nationa

l flag and the Hong Kong SAR flag — read “Safeguard Hong Kong” and “Say No to Violence.”

Sponsored by more than 70 community leaders, the rally is joined by well-known politicians, academics, celebrities, and representatives 上海千花坊女神会所

of ethnic minority groups in the city. Among them are former commissioner of police Tang King-shing, former Le

 上海千花坊gislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing and former secretary for food and health Ko Wing-man.

Some of them would later take the forum and make the plea for peace and mutual respect.

sudden shower of rain and the stuffy weather failed to deter the spirit of thousands of r 上海千花坊女神会所

esidents in Tamar Park on Saturday afternoon to show their support and gratitude to the city’s police force.

 上海千花坊They were gathering for a rally, organized by more than 7

0 community leaders in Hong Kong’s administrative and business center, to express support to the 上海千花坊

police who had demonstrated great restraint and discipline in handling recent violent protests around the city.

 上海千花坊女神会所At around 4 pm, one hour before the official start of the rally, the park was already filled with p

eople of all ages and walks of life. They mostly dressed in light-colored clothes, white or blue, and wore no

face masks or helmets — in contrary to those radical protesters who wanted to hide their identities from the police.

Beijing police launched an investigation into the incident and its official social media 上海千花坊

account on July 20 said that the three smokers’ behavior violated principles of public conduct.

All three have confessed and apologized to the public. 上海千花坊女神会所

They are aged around 20 years old and traveled to Beijing for a summer holiday, according to Beijing police.

 上海千花坊The Palace Museum is a historical and cultural heritage site that should be protect

ed by the public, with all visitors abiding by the rules to maintain social order, said police.

Having posted a video of their smoking online, each was fined 200 yuan for disturbing public order. 上海千花坊女神会所

The video was shot in an open-air area in the museum and shows a man asking who dares to

 上海千花坊女神会所smoke in the Palace Museum and another inhaling a cigarette before saying, “Awesome”.

The video enraged Chinese netizens, with one saying he doesn’t want the 600-year-old Palace Museum to be burned like No

tre-Dame and another saying the men should be banned from tourist attractions.

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Since both parties want to resume the negotiatio

上海千花坊女神会所ns and don’t really want to cause negative impacts for the other, they should be

able to walk back a bit and find a point where they can agree to restart their talks and proceed step by step from there.上海千花坊

Chinese tourists in Croatia will be in for a surprise when they see police from their homeland patrolling the streets this summer.

For the second year running, Chinese law enforcement officers will be joining their fellow上海千花坊女神会所

professionals in the popular Balkan tourist destination on the streets of the capita

上海千花坊l Zagreb, the historic walled city of Dubrovnik, tourist resort Zadar and Croatia’s biggest county, Lika-Senj.

Croatia has been running the Safe Tourism Season project since 2

006 when officers from Hungary became the first foreign law enforcement officials invited to t

ake part. Since then, more than 800 officers from 19 countries have come to assist their上海千花坊

Croatian counterparts at the height of the tourist season, undergoing special localized training before starting patrols.

上海千花坊女神会所In addition to the helpful presence of fellow Chinese officers on the

streets, Chinese tourists will also be able to benefit from special telephone support line

s set up in the regions where the visiting police are deployed, with compatriots answering calls.上海千花坊

In 2018, there were six officers from China and this year there will be eight.

Croatia, which was part of the former Yugoslavia, is proving an increasingly popular destination for Chinese visitors.

上海千花坊女神会所In the first half, there has been a 53 percent year-on-year rise in the number of Chin

ese visitors to the ancient Roman port of Split, and a 20 percent increase in numbers going to Zagreb.

“Chinese tourists are mostly interested in historical and cultural monuments

and sightseeing,” said Zagreb Tourist Board spokeswoman Darja Dragoje.

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uropean Commission上海千花坊elect Ursula von der Ley

With Tuesday’s victory, von der Leyen has become the first Germ

an commission president since Walter Hallstein served in that post from 1958 to 1967.上海千花坊女神会所

Juncker, also from the EPP, offered his congratulations on Twitter, saying: “This job is a

上海千花坊huge responsibility and a challenge. I am sure you will make a great President.”

European Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet: “Congratulations [email protected] Congratulations Europe.”

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, who will succeed Tusk on Dec 1, said on Twitter that h上海千花坊

e looked forward to cooperating closely with the institutions for the future of Europe. “Let’s work togeth

er in the interest of all Europeans,” Michel said. The post included a photo of him shaking hands with von der Leyen.

上海千花坊女神会所Von der Leyen, a mother of seven, had the backing of her own EPP as well as the cent

er-left Socialists and Democrats and the liberal Renew Europe party, the three major pol

itical forces in the European Parliament. But many of the members also vowed to vote against her.上海千花坊

The Greens and some left-wing and right-wing parties were the most vocal in opposing her nomination.

Ska Keller, co-leader of the Greens, offered her congratulations after the announcement of the vote result. But in a tweet af

上海千花坊女神会所ter von der Leyen’s opening speech in the morning, Keller said: “Nice speech by @vonderleye

n. But beyond nice words, nothing concrete on #climate, #searescue, #ruleoflaw, #leadcandidates. How exactly is she pla

nning to put the words into action? Concrete proposals would have been good.”上海千花坊

During the morning speeches, many members of the European Parliament delivered scath

ing remarks about von der Leyen, challenging her in everything from clim

上海千花坊女神会所ate change and defense to Brexit and the divide between Eastern and Western Europe.

Monika Vana, an Austrian MEP of the Greens, blasted von der Leyen’s argument for more military spending. “A majori

ty of the EU citizens do not see defense as a priority; they see health, environmental issues上海千花坊女神会所

and education as a priority. That’s what this majority of citizens wants,” she said.

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He said Hainan had nat上海千花坊ntages, including its cl

limate, and its traditional Chinese medicine resources were also effective and cheap, making the sector competitive.

“The natural means of treatment that are gradually favored by Western tourists promise to cr上海千花坊女神会所

eate bright prospects for cooperation in the island province’s medical tourism sector,” Wang said.

上海千花坊女神会所About 100,000 foreigners – mostly from Russian-speaking countries and northern Europe, as well as some

from Canada, the US, Turkey and Iran – have received tailored TCM therapies that eased or cured

their illnesses in Sanya since the hospital began its healthcare tourism in 2002, according to the hospital.

The education authorities in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region posted a map online recently, warning of high-risk drowni上海千花坊

ng areas to reduce the number of children who die while swimming during the summer vacation.

More than 12,000 spots across the region have been hig

hlighted on the map as drowning hazards, with 981 labeled “high risk”.

上海千花坊女神会所The warning map is a part of a drowning warning system developed

by the region’s education department and Guilin University of Electronic Technology, according to

Deng Guofeng, a professor at the university who was also in charge of developing the system.

The high-risk areas were mapped out according to a collection of dr上海千花坊

owning cases in past years that were reported by 3,625 schools in the region.

“Judging from the weather conditions and the distribution of drowning areas in the past, our system can now send war上海千花坊女神会所

ning messages to the school staff registered in the system so that they can have time to take precautionary me

asures,” Deng said. Some senior teachers remain on duty during the summer holiday.

When temperatures and humidity are high, people are more likely上海千花坊

to go swimming, increasing the chances that someone may drown, Deng said.

The system is also trying to collect information about students who go swim

上海千花坊女神会所ming without schools’ or parents’ permission so that it can send messages to their parents if they do so again.

“The system is not designed for schools exclusively, but also open to the public,” Deng

said. “Actually, we need more people to be involved to prevent drowning. The more, the better.

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Nevertheless, he also po上海千花坊dies into Tubo cul

Tubo culture are still at an early stage.”We’ve only revealed the tip of the iceberg,” he says. “This exhibition is not so muc

h designed to come up with answers, but rather to raise more questions.”上海千花坊女神会所

From his point of view, further achievements in the field will require more solid support from archaeologists.

上海千花坊Pritzker, 36, who received his PhD from the University of Oxford with a f

ocus on the early textual history of Tibet, first came to the mountains of the Himalayas at

just 4 years old. With his parents, he spent a large part of his childhood living in Nepal.上海千花坊女神会所

For him, this exhibition represents a long-held family dream that has finally come true.

The Pritzker family from Chicago is famed for its achievements in entrepreneurship an上海千花坊

d philanthropy. It funds the Pritzker Architecture Prize, one of the world’s leading architecture awards.

上海千花坊David’s parents Thomas and Margot Pritzker first came to the Hi

malayas in 1975 and soon became “addicted” to the place. Since then, the couple has made frequ

ent treks through the mountain ranges there. They first visited the Tibet autonomous region in 1981.

“When we started, the (ancient) Greek and Roman cultures and Renaissance were really上海千花坊女神会所

well understood in the West, and there was no new ground to be broken,” Thomas Pritzker, 69, tells China Daily.

“But here we discovered a lot of new ground to cover,” he sa

上海千花坊女神会所ys. “Tubo studies were in their infancy then, and we could do things that are really exciting.”

In recent years, studies of the Reshui site, a Tubo graveyard in Dula

n county, Qinghai province, have offered scholars a clearer picture of the communication betw上海千花坊

een Tang and Tubo peoples. Gold plaques unearthed from the site are also on show at the exhibition in Dunhuang, acc

o上海千花坊女神会所rding to Luo Wenhua, a researcher from the Palace Museum in Beijing and also one of the curators of the exhibition.

By comparison, studies of burial sites in Ngari offer a more global perspective through its links with other civilizations outside of China.上海千花坊

“However, these regions are on the frontiers of the Tubo regime,” Luo says. “Details of t

he rulers’ lives still largely remain a mystery due to a lack of archaeological evidence.上海千花坊女神会所

“It’s interesting for David and I to discuss where the exhibits first origin

ated,” he says. “That will trigger a great deal of inspiration for joint studies.”

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The first is food servi上海千花坊that is estimated to ex

ceed 4 trillion yuan, making it the second largest in the world. The annual revenue of the food service

and hospitality market has grown at double digits, providing a big opportunity for Ecolab.上海千花坊

And the second is around water management. This is where Ecolab brings things like the total water management capability.

上海千花坊品茶微信”In China, we’re looking at the end use of water. And we’re leveraging out digital technologies like our 3D TRASARTM platfo

rm, where we bring digitally connected devices into industrial cooling, boiler environments, and can reduce w上海千花坊

ater usage by up to 30 percent. Besides, we’re also introducing international standards on water management into the Chi

na market, in a bid to upgrade the framework and bring corporate water management to the next level,” said Wyant.上海千花坊品茶微信

Ecolab and its client Nestlé are frontrunners on this, from settin

上海千花坊g up a systematic water management approach for protecting the Taihu basin to achie

ving the AWS (Alliance for Water Stewardship) standard certification in 15 drinking water factories.

The last focused area, according to Wyant, is healthcare. The co

mpany is in talks with some of the leading hospitals on better managing infectious diseases.上海千花坊品茶微信

“China is the best place to learn how to be agile, how to be fast, how to be market focused, so we think we bring global know-

how, global innovation with the willingness to invest in local Chinese capabilities and stay relevant,” said Wyant.上海千花坊品茶微信

Apple Inc said it has supported more than 5 million jobs in China through its local companies,

research and development centers, local suppliers and third-party mobile application developers on its App Store.

The United States tech giant said that it derived about 20 percent of its global revenue from China in 2018, up $7 billion from a year ago.

It has set up nine companies in China, with 71 branches nationwide. It also had 51 retail stores acro

ss the country by the end of 2018, Apple added in its latest China corporate social responsibility report.

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro com

puter in China, shifting production of its only major device assembled in the US to China

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Local media Xinmin E上海千花坊ng News identified the

e man as Wang Zhenhua, chairman of the board of Seazen – a real estate deve

loper based in Shanghai and listed in both Shanghai and Hong Kong. It reported th上海千花坊

at the alleged crime happened in a five-star hotel in Shanghai on Saturday, leaving the girl with lacerations on her vagina.

Beijing will push forward its waste sorting legislation soon, and the newly revised regul上海千花坊品茶微信

ation will clarify an individual’s responsibility to sort domestic waste, a senior official said.

A municipal regulation in Shanghai covering domestic waste management had taken effect on Monday and required every household and institution to sort上海千花坊

their trash into four categories: recyclable waste, hazardous waste, household food waste and residual waste.

Sun Xinjun, director of Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Management, said Beijing will follow suit soon without giving a possible date.

“If the garbage is not sorted, the resident may face a fine of up to 200 yuan ($30),” he said上海千花坊品茶微信

, adding that the penalty will be no less than Shanghai’s garbage classification punishment.

Different from the four categories of separating trash in Shanghai, Beijing will use four other garbage classification sta

上海千花坊品茶微信dards: recyclables, kitchen waste, hazardous waste and other waste, according to Sun.

Some departments and public institutions in the capital hav

e already implemented waste management. Beijing produces nearly 26,000 metric tons of do上海千花坊

mestic waste every day, and 29 garbage disposal terminal facilities are already operating at their full capacity.

In 2018, Beijing collected 9.3 million tons of household waste.上海千花坊品茶微信

The girl, who hails from Shanghai’s neighboring Jiangsu province, made a phone call to her

mother, who was in Jiangsu, about the incident. The mother contacted Shanghai police, it reported.

The 9-year-old and another 12-year-old girl were brought to the hotel by Zhou, a friend of the 9-year-old’s mother. Zhou tol

d the mother that she took the girl to Shanghai to visit Disneyland, according to the report.

The report said Wang paid Zhou 10,000 yuan ($1,400) in cash after committing the alleged molestation.

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His observations des上海千花坊 audience, especiall

ally those whole-heartedly trumpeting an all-round trade war.

But as Paulson also pointed out, what is at stake goes far above and beyond a trade war.

上海千花坊Which is why, despite their continuing differences, Beijing and Washington should work together to make the upcoming Xi-Trump meeting a success.

Economic disputes will not come in the way of China’s reform and opening-up efforts to attract investment

Over the past year, the US government has unilaterally provoked and escalated economic and trade friction with China, with negative impacts on bilateral economic, trade ties and global economic development.上海千花坊

During this rare dispute, voices from home and abroad have made a lot of statements, making the cause and the facts clearer. China-US economic and trade friction in上海千花坊

volves a lot of issues, which need further clarification. The Chinese believe in truth and are not afraid of the clarifications.

• Is the Sino-US trade relationship a zero-sum game?上海千花坊女神会所

Some people in the US stirred up economic and trade friction with China with a solitary reason in mind – loss of profit to US firms and excessive gains for Chinese firms in bilateral

上海千花坊trade, making the issue a threat to Washington’s economic and even national security. This view, which is full of Cold War bias, reflects the hegemony and zero-sum ga

me thinking. Is Sino-US economic and trade relation a zero-sum or win-win game? The answer is clearly both in theory and in practice.

In international economic cooperation, trade relations are based on mutually beneficial exchanges, rather than a zero-sum game in which one side benefits and the o

t上海千花坊女神会所her loses. International trade can lead to optimized allocation of global resources, the common development of all economies involved and the common pr

ogress of human society. The history of international trade and the trade between China and the US have proved that such a practice is effective, and such p

ractical experience has long been the basic principle of international economic study. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two co上海千花坊女神会所

untries, bilateral trade in goods increased 252-fold, from less than $2.5 billion to $633.5 billion between 1979 and 2018.

In the past four decades, two-way investment has grown from almost zero to over $160 bil

lion, making the two countries a vital investment partner for each other. The history of Sino-US ec

onomic and trade relations proves that both countries have benefited in industrial development and optimization. The trade relations have cre

ated a situation in which both parties won rather than one in which China progressed and the US lost out.

• Is US’ insistence on “fair trade “really fair?

Some people in the United States accuse China of adopting unfair and unequal trade policies that

have caused the US trade deficit with China. They tried to grab fair trade as a way to keep the moral high

ground in public opinion. However, what is “fair trade”? Fairness is a matter of history. In international trade, due to the difference in the stages of developm

ent, specific conditions and interests from different countries, in order to make trade happen smoothly, the

international community has formed trade rules through negotiations on an equal footing.

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he mainly served as deputy manager and manager of Kweic

Moutai Group, vice-chairman and chairman of Kweichow Moutai Group.

 上海千花坊He was replaced by Li Baofang as the chairman of Moutai group in May 2018. One year

later, he was dismissed from the Guizhou Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

According to the SPP, the prosecutors informed his litigation rights and listened ca

refully to his lawyer’s statement of defense during the interrogation to protect his legitimate rights. 上海千花坊

Shanghai has unveiled its first dedicated artificial intelligence incubator as part of its push to make AI a cornerstone of its industrial transformation.

Launched in Shanghai’s Wujiaochang, an area home to multiple leading research houses such as Fudan University and Tongji Univ

 上海千花坊女神会所ersity, the first 3,000 square-meter AI Space serves as an accelerator to turn abstract AI ideas into prototypes and potentially into tangible products.

Backed by the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization, the facility will provide working space, data bases, techni

cal support, financing and resources match-making with application scenarios. Such a model will be duplicated across the city in due time. 上海千花坊女神会所

Five AI startups have signed memoranda of understanding with the first AI space, covering areas from the combination of AI and medical care, education and big data.

The incubator was launched earlier this week on the same occasion when the city announce

d the setup of a series of awards, dubbed SAIL, dedicated to an AI-themed contest, whose results will be an 上海千花坊

nounced ahead of the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in August.

 上海千花坊女神会所”The SAIL awards are not only an influential part of the WAIC competition, but an important carrier in the integration of industries, universities, rese

arches and application in the field of AI,” said Zhang Ying, chief engineer of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization.

With four subcategories, the SAIL awards are expected to facilitate the development of AI and accelerate its transformation from concepts to reality.

Official statistics showed that the city is already home to 1,000 companies with AI as its core bu 上海千花坊女神会所

siness. According to a plan issued last year by municipal authorities, Shanghai is looking to lead the pack by bec

oming a global AI hub, with plans to expand the scale of its industry to more than 100 billion yuan ($14.4 billion) by

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