Emirates news agency – Dubai Holding holds coding session in support of UAE’s first official codes day


DUBAI, October 31, 2021 (WAM) – To celebrate UAE Codes Day and in honor of the UAE’s many achievements in technology and innovation, Dubai Holding – a company of Diversified global investment with operations in 13 countries – hosted a group-wide interactive virtual meeting event in line with its ongoing employee engagement initiatives that aim to raise awareness about technology.

Dubai Holding announced its support for this first official UAE Codes Day, following the statement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on October 29 as a day that honors coding and programming. professionals. This coincides with the date that marks the launch of the first e-government in the region by His Highness 20 years ago in 2001.

Over 200 employees from different backgrounds, disciplines and functions across Dubai Holding joined Dubai Holding’s Tech Matters session, learning to code to generate unique artistic pieces. The algorithm was trained on different modern art images available in the public domain using artificial intelligence, and the algorithm then generated a unique virtual artwork each time the developer performed the program with employees.

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