Security's next level
An innovative algorithm is set to further enhance the protections afforded by biometric technology.
A window to the world
COVID-19 has forced many people to stay at home, but a Facebook group is allowing millions of its members to connect, and virtually travel internationally.
Feeding the entertainment machine
Deferring to AI to give us what we like further diminishes culture at a societal scale, and cultural difference globally.
Episode 14: Art and Soul
In our last episode, we pondered a world without art and now we hear from two people who push the boundaries in fields you wouldn't normally consider creative.
Demystifying the curve
Epidemiological models may be complex, but they must be treated with respect.
Vast amounts of satellite data gives us an unprecedented ability to map the extent and severity of fires, but we're not exploiting it – yet.
The new transparency
COVID-19 is showing us how our reliance on smartphones renders everyday life more visible – and ultimately more controllable.
The need for physical autopsies may be reduced through a project in which digital 3D anatomical models can more accurately map bullet trajectories.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
Clear outlook for BOM
Meet Graham Hawke, the BOM’s backroom strategist helping climate-sensitive industries and governments prepare for future weather events.
Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
Shining a light on PCOS
It affects about one in seven women of childbearing age, yet there are no public health campaigns or celebrities raising it as an issue.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
A higher state of consciousness
An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.
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.
ABC crisis: where to from here?
The national broadcaster has lost its strategic direction amid bogus allegations of bias and shameful mismanagement by government and the board.
Advancing artificial intelligence
The challenge is to integrate AI into our society just like we’ve done with other valuable but dangerous technologies in the past, like electricity and cars.
Rebuilding the Liberal Party from the ground up
It's a mess and has lost its way in the modern political and social landscape. Nothing short of a complete rebuild can save it.
Containing the digital tsunami
As high-speed internet spreads throughout the Pacific, steps are being taken to ensure the islands' cybersecurity.
Big picture, small insects
Ants aren't particularly clever, but they could teach us a thing or two about how to work together towards a common goal.
Helping intelligence analysts get it right
A multimillion-dollar project aims to decrease the guesswork through crowdsourcing of a different kind.
The privacy scandal engulfing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica raises the question of how to regulate online networks where all users can produce content.
Digging deep into big data
Eureka Prize-winning data mining techniques are being utilised in areas as diverse as drug use research and medicine.
The cryptocurrency pioneer
Before the invention of bitcoin, Joseph Liu was playing with an idea that would cut out the middle man in online currency exchange.
Professor, Data Science, School of Information Technology
Dean, Faculty of Law
Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, Faculty of Information Technology
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Course Coordinator, Master of Business Information Systems School of IT, Monash University Malaysia
Associate Professor, Cyber Security and Systems
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy
Francine McNiff Chair in Criminal Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law
Associate Professor, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Head, Department of Forensic Medicine; Deputy Director, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Assistant Lecturer, Communications & Media Studies
Professor, and Director, Monash SensiLab, Faculty of Information Technology
Associate Professor, Accounting
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Lecturer, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Research Fellow, Software Systems and Cybersecurity, Faculty of IT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor, Faculty of Education
Professor of Practice in Digital Health
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Freelance journalist and author
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Information Technology
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Director, Monash University Centre for Data Science
Head of Materials Science and Engineering