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CSIRAC was originally built in Sydney by the CSIRO before being transferred to Melbourne University. Melbourne University

The history of computing is both evolution and revolution

The first in our series looking at the changes that have been made in computing and other areas in the 60 years since the first computer in an Australian university was switched on.
Ada Lovelace circa 1842, daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet. Reproduced by permission of G C Bond

Mathematical winters: Ada Lovelace, 200 years on

This extraordinary individual defied the constraints of her time and gave a remarkable and farseeing account of computation.
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Your questions answered on artificial intelligence

Is genuine artificial consciousness possible? Should we protect jobs from automation? Your questions on AI and robots answered here.
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Big Data analyses depend on starting with clean data points

Analyzing big data sets holds the promise of big insights. But the axiom "garbage in, garbage out" is particularly apt, since conclusions can be only as good as the raw data itself.

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