Governments have started to see automation as the key to brighter urban futures. But what will this look like?
Tax policy favours machines over workers. Here's how to change it.
Canada has a clear choice. Either it embraces the potential of being a leader in responsible AI, or it risks legitimating a race to the bottom where ethics, inequity and justice are absent.
Predicted job losses from the rise of the robots vary widely. So rather than worry about robots taking over, we should learn to work with them and use them as intelligent tools.
ATMs, self-scan checkouts, automated calls, digital therapists ... no wonder we're all lonely.
The productivity gains businesses get some automating some jobs, aren't being passed on to workers in higher wages, evidence shows.
A new report suggests one in four jobs could be at risk in cities outside the south.
Robots are coming for humans' jobs, but people should protect from automation the experiences that bring joy and happiness.
The idea that automation and robotics will lead to huge job losses is wrong. Big business likes the sweat of cheap labour too much.
Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, traditional universities.
Developing country governments need to give attention to the risks associated with new technologies and develop context-specific responses.
The arrival of Amazon in Australia may signal a change in how we navigate industrial relations and workers rights.
In their relentless pursuit of research commercialization, and bigger robots, universities might miss the real opportunity of technology - to make our world a better place.
It's going to be difficult for UK government-backed autonomous vehicle projects to compete with Silicon Valley – unless they have something neat under the bonnet.
The rise of robots and new technology threatens to take over many jobs, but just how many is still up for debate.
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more capable, it threatens more types of jobs – like lawyers, bureaucrats and managers. What social upheaval will happen if those people can't find work?
The Industrial Revolution led to centuries of social and economic upheaval. Are economists telling us not to worry about workplace automation because things will be better in a couple hundred years?
Rather than fret about how many jobs future technologies will destroy, we should focus on how to shape them so that they complement the workforce of tomorrow.
Self-driving cars and drones have some lessons to learn from the experience of ships and planes in switching to autopilot.
Australia's Chief Scientist Alan Finkel says while it’s possible to build robots to take over jobs – including his own – humanity still has the edge over machines.