As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.
Members of the research team that wrote the software that unmasked thousands of Twitter bots explain the next phase of their work: getting the public involved in the fight against disinformation.
A whole range of social and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades.
Automation does threaten jobs, but the most widely cited study exaggerates the effect and pointed to job losses in places where they didn't happen.
The Canadian workforce is aging. At the same time, we're facing a skills shortage. Keeping older workers on the job past 65 is an obvious solution but the federal parties are silent on the topic.
Automation can be a more efficient use of resources, but it may also mean people consume more.
Germany's rising inequality shows what happens when consumers and companies don't widely embrace innovation.
Our inability to foresee the jobs of the future should be tempered by the realization that that jobs have always appeared in the past, regardless of technological advances.
If your job doesn't currently involve automation or artificial intelligence in some way, it likely will soon. Computer-based worker surveillance and performance analysis will come, too.
Prominent thinkers exaggerating the potential or danger of artificial intelligence are pushing us towards a new AI winter.
A new legal framework for automated decision making is critical to protect citizens in the digital age.
Teaching robots to care for us in old age will be child's play.
A project to protect producers from food fraud by verifying and promoting the provenance of the region's beef exports to China turned out to be a source of creative work in the region as well.
Humans still have an edge over non-Hollywood AI in several key areas that are essential to journalism, including complex communication, expert thinking, adaptability and creativity.
The first step is admitting we have a problem, but what should come next to protect the planet?
During a military mission, whether in peace or in war, the inability to identify an object within an area of operation represents a significant problem.
A shift to outcomes-based education will enable students to gain critical automation-resistant competencies to succeed and thrive in the future workforce alongside AI.
How willing are people to accept medical care from a robot or an automated system? It depends on the procedure – and the price.
The robot revolution is happening right but how much do you know about the impact of programmable machines in your everyday life?
There is little evidence of any strategic planning by Australia's federal and state governments to deal with social dislocation caused by AI-driven automation.