• Science and Technology

    Artificial Intelligence – a matter of trust


    Alan Finkel |  May 21, 2018


    What would it take for you to put the same level of trust in ‘artificial intelligence’ as you would extend to a human? The Chief Scientist calls for a ‘Turing Certificate’ to reassure the public in an era of transformative technological change.


  • Culture

    Wanted: a trustworthy keeper of the truth


    Shaun Carney |  May 21, 2018


    In this era of ‘fake news’, social media memes and declining budgets for traditional news sources, is there anyone left to act as a guardian of the truth in the reporting of contentious issues or current events?


  • Health

    Why you should go on a clinical trial


    Grant McArthur |  May 21, 2018


    From 18th Century attempts to cure scurvy to modern-day efforts to beat cancer, clinical trials have long been a critical part of evidence based medical research. New data processes should further increase their scope to improve health provision for us all.


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