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Modern movie culture would have you believe artificial intelligence is out to kill us all. In “2001: A Space Odyssey,” Hal, the AI computer aboard a space flight to Jupiter, develops a mind of its own and turns against the crew. “The Terminator” makes his mission clear in the movie’s title. Ava, the pretty-faced android in “Ex Machina,” has a killer instinct. David, the pretty-faced android in “Prometheus,” also doesn’t have the best intentions for human survival. “Prometheus” director Ridley Scott, who further explores the cunning side of artificial intelligence in his 
 
Hidden in plain sight
 
Sara Shamma’s ‘London’, on view at Artsawa gallery, Dubai, (Apr. 18 - May 20) is her first new body of work, since her relocation to the UK, on being awarded the rare and prestigious Exceptional Talent Visa. Her paintings draw their inspiration from her early experiences of the city 
 
Still in demand
 
The summer concert market 40 years later will include bands that topped charts and play lists in 1977. Queen, Foreigner, Boston, Aerosmith, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Billy Joel and Rod Stewart are among those launching major tours this spring and summer, even though some of them haven’t had 
 
Happy ending
 
Alain Delon, the French star dubbed one of “the best looking actors of all time”, declared that he was calling time on his career. The 81-year-old screen legend — who is credited with inventing the character of the cerebral hitman, which has since become a Hollywood standard — said that 
 
Windows to history
 
Every year, since 1977, International Museum Day (IMD) is organised worldwide around May 18. It is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society. ICOM (International Council of Museums) Advisory Committee organises the theme of this event  
 
 
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