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.
A pilot and researcher knows that airplanes are full of sensors – and finds a way onboard computers can use the data to detect equipment failure and tell pilots what's a real emergency and what's not.
Pilots get lots of assistance from automation as it is. In the future, they'll get even more.
As artificial intelligence increasingly intersects with our work and personal lives, we will need to adapt to survive in this new reality.
Employment Minister Mathias Cormann has let the cat out of the bag. The government has been trying to supress wages.
Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.
The Montréal Declaration calls for the responsible development of artificial intelligence. A world expert explains why scientists must choose how their expertise will benefit society.
With Congress so deadlocked in recent years, skills training is a rare example of the two parties actually working together.
Smart cities need places for people to engage in meaningful ways, and cohousing is one model of smart citizen development.
Pouring concrete into formwork limits the creativity of architects to build unique shapes. 3D printing could change that.
It's easy to get excited about the potential for robots to help care for the sick, injured and elderly, but we need the right regulations in place to deal with issues as they emerge.
While many jobs are being replaced by technology, those that participate in the making of (good) social experiences for people are bucking the trend.
Tech companies that have been wary to hire anyone over 30 are missing out on skilled workers.
Most Australian workers are fairly relaxed about their own job security, but they do worry about the risks of poor management and outsourcing to cheaper labour.
There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how South Africa plans to navigate this wave of technological advancement.
Smarter AI could save us from computers' stupid decisions.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
Automation could transform our working world. Here's what we can do to ensure it is a more gender equal one.
What kind of 'swiper' are you? A typology of people who steal from supermarkets at self-service checkouts.
Women have less to fear than men, and probably more to benefit, from the advent of robots.