With Amazon facing worker battles in the UK, US and Germany, no wonder people worry about how technology is changing workplaces.
The deployment of low-tech requires taking into account the human factor and changing design practices.
In a few Australian suburbs, a cup of coffee or toothpaste can now arrive via the air. But that doesn’t mean drones are going to be widespread – for now.
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.
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.