ChatGPT and its ilk give propagandists and intelligence agents a powerful new tool for interfering in politics. The clock is ticking on learning to spot this disinformation before the 2024 election.
VR can help responders hone the decision making skills they’ll need in emergency scenarios.
Lithium-ion battery fires are rare, but they can cause a lot of damage – and they’re challenging to put out.
If we decide that AI helps us think freely, we may need to give it rights too.
Monitoring and protecting the Kasanka bat colony helps protect bats from the entire sub-continent, and thus supports ecosystem services in a wide area.
How do all the different pieces of digital technology you use every day – weather apps, online banking, games and so on – talk to each other? Via application programming interfaces, or APIs.
The draft bill has a number of issues, ranging from an insecure mechanism that leaves people’s data vulnerable to attacks, to a lack of mandatory disclosure of data breaches.
The online safety bill contains measures that appear to compel messaging services to break encryption.
You probably won’t be targeted by spyware, but if you are, odds are you won’t know about it. The latest spyware slips in unseen through online ads as you go about your digital life.
One of the first ‘spam’ messages on record was sent in 1854.
Training AI systems with more focused data sets can target them to a specific use.
Art and science may seem like opposites, but throughout history the disciplines have fed off each other − and still do today.
The space agency hopes to get to the bottom of the many sightings being reported.
Virtual influencers have relationships, explore the world and take risks. The web is their playground – but they don’t exist.
Apple has been forced to switch connections in its iPhone after the EU adopted a single standard.
You can’t bring your AC to space, unfortunately, but innovative flow boiling and condensation research might lead to lighter, more efficient heating and cooling on spacecraft.
With Apple’s capitulation on the latest iPhone models, USB-C is poised to become the standard connector for all devices.
People can trust each other because they understand how the human mind works, can predict people’s behavior, and assume that most people have a moral sense. None of these things are true of AI.
The bill, yet to be debated in parliament, is ripe for amendment.
The iPhone already has an accelerometer, gyroscope, light meter, microphone, camera and GPS. Why does Apple now want you to tell it how you’re feeling?