Project Debater looks like machines are ready to understand humans, but the reality is we're still in the earliest days of AI.
We have developed a system that combines human intuition with machine learning to provide support for people making complex decisions.
It is just as much for our own sake, as for the sake of robots, that we should begin recognising the rights of intelligent machines.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
Disruptive technology is fundamentally reshaping global security, and potentially laying the ground for a US-China conflict.
AI has caused a "techlash" against Google. These principles are first step, but more needs to be done.
A new study shows that eye-trackers in computers and VR headsets enable AI to predict your next move in digital games – and that deception strategies won't work as well on AI as they do on humans.
It could seem attractive to try to teach computers to detect harassment, threats and abusive language. But it's much more difficult than it might appear.
Can artificial intelligence accurately simulate people's religious tendencies in the face of disaster and tragedy?
Compounds in your breath could help AI detect illnesses, including different cancers.
The Liberal government is in the process of wooing tech giants as economic partners. They use Facebook data to help them win elections. How then will they regulate the privacy of our data?
The dangers of AI solutionism need to be addressed.
The dynamic between the master and the slave dominates accounts of AI at the moment.
Amazon, Google and Apple's attempts to understand the tone of human voices can reflect human biases.
Google's latest AI promises to help arrange your life by making appointment for you over the phone, but it's limited by its rote learning of the simple tasks of everyday life.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel's proposal for regulating AI is a trustmark. Its working title is ‘the Turing Certificate’, in honour of Alan Turing.
How Roko's Basilisk, a 'terrifying' thought experiment, went to the Met Gala.
Using AI to search for ET might help us find things we couldn't even imagine we should look for, but to succeed we also have think critically about how we create and use that technology.
Since Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece debuted in 1968, fictional stories of faulty or malevolent AI are legion. What have recent advances taught us and what might the future hold?
Some say the gig economy is capitalism's final victory, but maybe it's not.