Those warning about a machine takeover typically assume AI will develop super intelligence. Here's what the science says.
Are you dreaming that you're awake or are you living in a computer simulation? There might be no way to be sure.
Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and the medical profession should welcome this.
We urgently need to contemplate the myths we tell about ourselves and technology as a way of evaluating the relationship between the two.
Scam emails and phone calls are on the rise as it becomes ever easier to orchestrate fraud from anywhere in the world. New research sheds light on what makes some of us more susceptible than others.
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.
For roboticists looking to nature for inspiration on how animals see the world, there's a tension between mimicking biology and capitalising on the advances in camera technology.
The art and design industry in Australia is demanding 'mass customisation' of works of art. Robots may be the answer – and they're creating jobs already.
It is just as much for our own sake, as for the sake of robots, that we should begin recognising the rights of intelligent machines.
Boston Dynamic's robots are inspired by nature for good reason.
Starting with two simple sheepdog rules, the robot then began to display new, unprogrammed behaviour.
The dynamic between the master and the slave dominates accounts of AI at the moment.
Since Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece debuted in 1968, fictional stories of faulty or malevolent AI are legion. What have recent advances taught us and what might the future hold?
Elon Musk 's Tesla has serious production problems.
Developments in technology mean that we can use automation to reduce accidents on oil rigs.
Governments have started to see automation as the key to brighter urban futures. But what will this look like?
Humans are already imposing our barely understood sexual ethic upon machines.
They're back! Pacific Rim Uprising sees more giant robots with humans inside, fighting giant monsters. But does the rocket science add up in this action-packed blockbuster sequel?
We're getting close to creating an android that feels.
Tax policy favours machines over workers. Here's how to change it.