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This World Cup is wired and fueled by AI

By Pranshu Verma

21 Nov 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

The Qatar World Cup has technology driving every aspect of life on and off the field. This Washington Post piece highlights the ways in which it's being done.

The global sports bonanza has started. Millions are tuning in at home, and others are braving the heat to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in person.

A host of worries come with the attention on Doha: Fans will probably complain about botched calls. Stadium officials hope to minimize crowds. There are worries of overheating. Government officials will have public safety at the top of their minds.

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