A new AI tool that writes computer code on demand has programmers considering their future.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
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Drone delivery company Wing is out to transform the sky – and Australia is at the forefront of its plans.
Tesla crashes and the investigations that follow generate a lot of headlines, but the dangers of automotive automation are industrywide. The common denominator is the human behind the wheel.
The pandemic home-delivery boom is driving a push to automation and precarious work by Australian supermarkets.
Lawyers were thought to be mostly immune from the coming AI revolution, but two legal experts explain why jobs that rely on human ingenuity can still be affected.
Automation is set to put a lot of people out of work - but machine learning could help them find their next career.
The government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda seems to be taking no account of coming automation.
Custom fabrication involves taking measurements, choosing tools, deciding on sequences of steps and ordering from a menu of materials. AIs under development promise to take humans out of the loop.
We’re told jobs requiring science and maths skills are growing faster than others. But industry reports also highlight human skills will be more important in the age of automation.
As the use of robots and autonomous machines increases across industries, governments need to have a strategy in place. The labour force will transition out of automated tasks into new jobs.
Psychological assessment and treatment is based on well-defined rules, which makes it ripe for a robot takeover.
Like other innovations borne out of challenging times in history, the push for more automation and tele-operation triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic must mean more efficient and safer workplaces.
The revolution in AI harbours dangers for humanity – here’s why.
Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
Automation in South Africa’s auto industry may have made car manufacturing easier, faster, and more productive but it comes with social and employment costs.
Digitising healthcare and exporting more sustainable protein alternatives are just some ideas that could help Australia’s economy return to form.
Before we chuck out the old way of seeing the doctor, we need to look at what might be lost.
We might have had a glimpse of new ways of urban living, but history offers a note of caution. Lasting change depends on us applying technology and taking deliberate action to seize this opportunity.