AI algorithm that detects brain abnormalities could help cure epilepsy.
One in 14 Premier League footballers receives online abuse every day.
Artificial intelligence can generate text much quicker and cheaper than professional human writers. Soon, AI will have the capacity to produce text that is indistinguishable from a human writer.
Lovelock’s Gaia hypothesis suggested that Earth could be considered a single, self-regulating organism.
Artificial intelligence is developing quickly, and Australian law needs to catch up.
Climate adaptation, digital transformation and geopolitical shifts are among the ‘megatrends’ Australia must navigate to thrive in the coming decades.
To build a true artificial mind, first map out how thinking works. Enter the Common Model of Cognition.
Irony is linked to the ability to say one thing while thinking another – which means it’s also intrinsic to being human. What does new research into artificial intelligence and irony reveal?
Competition between corporations drives innovation and development. But when it comes to artificial intelligence systems, the prevention of harm should be more important.
Infants approach the physical world with some ‘principled expectations’ about how it works. What happens when an AI system is programmed this way?
Existing brain connections may influence the effectiveness of neurostimulation. Tailoring treatments to each individual brain could expand the number of conditions brain stimulation can treat.
It’s time we stopped using the brain as shorthand for machines
A new AI tool that writes computer code on demand has programmers considering their future.
A Google engineer’s claims that a chatbot can feel things has prompted people to consider what consciousness means. It also begs the questions of the rights of sentient software and machines.
Big data from social media have been revealed as biased, but we should also pay attention to agriculture firms whose play for big data is likely to have detrimental environmental and social impacts.
Fluent expression is not always evidence of a mind at work, but the human brain is primed to believe so. A pair of cognitive linguistics experts explain why language is not a good test of sentience.
Courts already grapple with the consequences of AI sentience but ignore the same for animals.
Russia’s absurd claims about ‘smart’ landmines show it’s high time the world put limits on autonomous weapons.
The possibilities of ‘more human than human’ artificial intelligence and the dangers of playing God and are not new – they’re the subjects of one of the world’s first science-fiction novels.
The AI AlphaFold can figure out the three-dimensional protein structure any string of amino acids will become. It has now exceeded its training by figuring out what makes some proteins glow.