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.
The defining characteristics of our species will make us and our labour relevant in a new era.
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.
Tech companies are racing to create a new way of interacting with computers - artificial intelligence.
This will be the year when the Internet of Things becomes intelligent -- and useful.
From the discovery of gravitational waves, to the Pokémon Go phenomenon to the Census debacle, it's been a big year in science and technology.
Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what's the hold up?
We need to do more than teach machines to learn. We need to overcome the barriers that separate machines from us – and us from them.
ABBA are reportedly planning a 'virtual and live experience'. What might this actually entail?
Could reservoir computing be a future alternative to silicon chips?
New HBO series reimagines a group of life-like robots programmed with hope but marred in violence. They might be more human than we think.
Auto-translation software has been pretty frustrating to use. But news of vast improvements to Google's translation software raises the prospect that websites will soon be browsable in any language.
IBM's Watson watched hundreds of horror movie trailers and then created its own for the new film Morgan.
Amazon's voice-controlled personal assistant device is coming to the UK and bringing smart homes with it.
Doing favours is a basic feature of human society – but can robots join in?