The technology needed to create a real Star Trek-like Holodeck is not that far out of reach.
Humans need greater autonomy than Isaac Asimov's neat science fiction idea permits.
Today's robots and artificial intelligence look very different from the androids conceived by Isaac Asimov.
What do we need to learn today to work with the robots of tomorrow?
In the face of recent political events in Britain and America, sci-fi imaginings of the 'citizens of the future' have taken on a new resonance.
For a driverless car to be safer than one driven by a person it must know what's going on around it. But making a system that can "see" is a challenge for tech companies.
Surely no super intelligence would be that cruel.
Robots writing stories? It's happening at a newsroom near you – and many journalists aren't thrilled.
How can you prepare for the coming AI revolution? Here's a handy survival guide.
Near-future science fiction is on the rise, but is it foreshadowing the rise of the machines?
With university graduates finding it harder to find jobs, questions have been raised about the merits of a typical tertiary qualification.
Elon Musk has suggested we merge with machines so we're not replaced by them. But that might only delay the inevitable.
We have long believed ourselves to be the only intelligent beings on Earth – that may soon change and the consequences will be dramatic for law, politics and society in general.
Artificial intelligence is surrounded by fear and mystery because very few understand its inner workings. But it's actually rather intuitive and far simpler than it seems.
The Centrelink debt recovery system reminds us that many data systems are prone to error, and that's built in to how they work.
The Twilight star used a pioneering technique for turning videos into animations which resemble stylised paintings.
The European Union is currently debating the legal status of intelligent robots, and whether they ought to be given a new classification of 'electronic persons'.
Artificial intelligence researchers have upped the ante and developed a program that has beaten the world's best Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker players.
Many believe we can stabilise the power supply by asking customers to help - but there's a problem.
The talk at the World Economic Forum was about technology killing white and blue collar jobs. What's to come will be decidedly old-fashioned. Our labour movements should be too.