Many speak fondly of how Barry Dwolatzky took them into a derelict disco and enthusiastically explained the tech co-working space he envisioned there.
Metaphorical black boxes shield the inner workings of AIs, which protect software developers’ intellectual property. They also make it hard to understand how the AIs work – and why things go wrong.
Generative AI is designed to produce the unforeseen, but that doesn’t mean developers can’t predict the types of social consequences it may cause.
Will it give Microsoft a chance to overtake Google in the search space?
Proctoring software is a symptom of a bigger problem: universities see themselves as businesses and students as customers.
Developing software used to require programming skills. Today, a growing number of people are building websites, games and even AI programs without writing a line of code.
Technology has infiltrated education, but how do we choose what is best for teaching and learning?
New research shows gene name autocorrection remains a problem for genomics articles. Here’s why it’s a wake up call for research reproducibility.
Developers with disabilities are in the best position to build accessible technology, but they face a Catch-22 – most technology design tools themselves are not particularly accessible.
Artificial intelligence is supported by an infrastructure of hardware and software that is growing increasingly present in our lives, yet remains hidden in plain view.
We are in a world where so-called smart devices can expire after just a few years so you have to upgrade to the latest model.
Government needs to take its spreadsheets more seriously.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
Australia is coming under sustained cyber attack by a ‘state-based’ actor, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as hackers try to exploit vulnerabilities in business and government software systems.
With accessible software tools and workflows, machines can be left to do the laborious work so that people can focus on planning, thinking and doing.
The ‘like’ button does far more than just express how much a person likes a particular picture or post. It could be used to make social comparisons.
Hundreds of court cases show that companies are using features of timekeeping software to shortchange workers, a few minutes at a time.
Cloud services became popular due to the benefits they can offer to users, but their adoption can be opposed by IT departments.
A branch of AI research promises to deliver computers that evolve their own software but the tech industry has yet to catch on.
Software tools for South Africa’s Nguni languages may assist with redress and effective communication.