Interpreting legal rules is a very human process. How do we enable computers to read and apply them?
With mountains of digital evidence, advanced computing techniques could help judges and jurors better understand how criminal syndicates operate — potentially allowing fairer sentencing.
Computational methods could help identify conspiracy theories as they emerge.
Remember what life was like before social media took over? Now that the election is over, it might be a good time to take back our lives.
Cyber-attacks on medical devices and hospital networks are a growing threat, and patients have the right to know.
The use of artificial intelligence in health care is on the rise, and the concerns of the public need to be considered in developing policy that regulates its application.
A new report shows Australians on the whole don't know a lot about how AI is used today, have little trust in the technology, and believe it should be carefully regulated.
Philosophers say now is the time to mull over what qualities should grant an artificially intelligent machine moral standing.
Leading tech companies are increasingly using AI to influence our behaviour. But how persuasive do we find virtual assistants?
A close look at how you decide what clothes to put on in the morning can help you understand how computers work.
Outsourcing use-of-force decisions to machines violates human dignity and is incompatible with international law.
Fake videos generated with sophisticated AI tools are a looming threat. Researchers are racing to build tools that can detect them, tools that are crucial for journalists to counter disinformation.
How could a software box have a subjective viewpoint of, and in, the physical world that humans inhabit?
GPT-3 is the biggest, most creative language generation program to date. But with awesome power comes awesome responsibility.
Digitising healthcare and exporting more sustainable protein alternatives are just some ideas that could help Australia's economy return to form.
Despite the exams algorithm fiasco, UK government bodies are making positive uses of the technology.
Text generators like GPT-3 can produce remarkably convincing writing, but they can't do away with human supervision just yet.
Elon Musk's OpenAI has developed software that can produce human-like writing. Don't mistake that for true intelligence.
It's easy to edit video of public figures to make them appear asleep, confused, drunk or cognitively impaired when they are not. The technique is being used to undermine Joe Biden's campaign.
AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming – for worse as well as for better.