(Not) Another face in the crowd
New facial recognition technology is justifiably raising fears for the end of privacy as we know it.
AI and data science
Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered by data science is changing the nature of work and human interaction – it is vast in its nature and application. As we enter a critical phase in its advancement, the potential for economic and societal impact through AI and data science creates an imperative for responsible and immediate action. The following articles provide expert insights and commentary on this topic from some of our leading academics.
Could artificial intelligence replace judges?
An AI court system isn't a distant dream. “It’s here, it’s happening,” says former chief justice Marilyn Warren.
Episode 1: An Automated World
How will increasing automation and artificial intelligence in our communities impact humans?
Digging deep into big data
Eureka Prize-winning data mining techniques are being utilised in areas as diverse as drug use research and medicine.
AI education – only in China? Don't be fooled
We should move beyond Western media reports about the country's "creepy" AI education technologies and look closer to home.
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.
Helping intelligence analysts get it right
A multimillion-dollar project aims to decrease the guesswork through crowdsourcing of a different kind.
Containing the digital tsunami
As high-speed internet spreads throughout the Pacific, steps are being taken to ensure the islands' cybersecurity.
Six reasons why AI will never rule in the classroom
Technology is threatening the role of the highly trained teacher, but the lack of human connection means machines will never replace them.
Problematic, on the face of it
Australia's parliament will soon decide on a bill to try to regulate facial recognition technology, but plenty of questions remain unanswered.
When the home helps out
Creating smart homes through better housing design through technology is a major step in assisting those with disabilities to live independently.