How culture can inform technological innovations.
The automation wave is coming for computer programmers – up to a point.
Science fiction prepares us to deal with certain technologies as they arise in the real world.
The relationship between corporations, machines and humans defines modern life in ways that Ridley Scott – even in his wildest dreams – couldn't have imagined.
Soft robotics could help move us closer to more human-like robots.
Humans and computers are collaborating to create a new genre of 'synthetic literature'. But how does it work and can a computer ever really be creative?
US and Japanese tech companies are building fighting megabots to kicktstart what they envisage as a sporting franchise on the scale of Formula 1.
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?
As disruptive technology increasingly enters our lives, it demands that we rethink and reorganize all aspects of work, life, and society.
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.
We are witnessing dramatic advances in the deployment of autonomous systems, but are we designing robots that can be trusted?
Robots have the potential to help support a growing population that wants to age in their own homes. But those helpful machines won't be the humanoid butlers of science fiction.
The unexpected behaviour of even simple bots is only going to get more dramatic as AI scales up.
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.
Asking whether machines can really understand us is meaningless.
Robots have a lot to learn from humans when it comes to memory.
If robots and AI are our future, we need to embrace the technology and work out how best to collaborate and make it work for everyone
Robo-advice might prove most useful to those who need it the most, making them feel more competent and in control.
New laws are needed to keep up with the growing problem of imported child sex dolls and robots.
A glimpse of tomorrow's world.