We can use AI to protect nature and human health. But first, we have to expand AI beyond being entirely human-centred.
Would you trust a weather forecast made by a machine that had learned how weather systems behaved by reviewing thousands of past weather maps?
Our research on a recent Australian court case shows how experts and lawyers can overcome opaque AI technology. But regulators could make it even easier, by making AI companies document their systems.
Technology businesses are already making computers with human matter.
Using machine learning, we analysed meaning and feeling in different translations of an ancient Hindu holy text.
A team analyzed more than 21 million tweets about COVID-19 vaccines and found that negative sentiments on social media were tied to lower-than-expected vaccination rates in many nations.
The recent case of a man making a simulation of his deceased fiancée raises important questions: while AI makes it possible to create “deadbots”, is it ethically desirable or reprehensible to do so?
What makes a robot an artist?
We developed a prototype messenger chatbot that helps women in South Australia through the steps involved in acquiring ID after exiting prison.
We are connecting ourselves, our homes and our workplaces to lots of internet-enabled devices: smartwatches, smart lightbulbs, toasters, fridges … How to keep all their data private?
Creating holographic ‘digital twins’ will significantly reduce the stress, cost and logistical issues of touring – and means artists can live forever onstage.
Up to 40% of all jobs now are tipped to be taken over by AI and robots in the next few decades. My grandmother, born on a farm almost a century ago, has some advice on how to cope.
While the developed world is making rapid technological progress, the developing world is underrepresented in the AI revolution.
New software that can generate images and text on command may deliver ‘good enough’ creativity in advertising, copywriting, stock imagery and graphic design.
A cornerstone of the First Step Act, passed with bipartisan support, is the PATTERN risk-assessment tool.
Russia has sophisticated drone capabilities, but generals may not trust the technology enough to use it.
Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of the fourth agricultural revolution. Here are some of the risks we need to be aware of when it comes to agricultural AI – and how to lessen them.
Researchers have developed a black box for robots: an internal record of the robot’s inputs and actions. This will help investigate accidents and hopefully prevent future incidents.
It’s easy to blame COVID. But Australia has suffered medicine shortages for years. The pandemic has only highlighted the problem. Here’s what we could do to better avoid shortages in the first place.
Pinpointing the molecular targets behind the subjective effects of psychedelic drugs could help clinicians and researchers better treat psychiatric conditions.