• Can AI create art?

    Ben Knight     |      March 20, 2021

    As machines become more sophisticated, will artificial intelligence be the evolution or the end of art?

  • Using A.I. to detect disease

    Open Forum     |      March 13, 2021

    An international collaboration led by The University of Sydney and supported by ANSTO has developed an advanced, innovative artificial intelligence application to help examine tissue samples and identify signs of disease.

  • An eye for the future of health

    Open Forum     |      February 15, 2021

    The use of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology is advancing in leaps and bounds, and this could pave the way for other fields of medicine, according to Australian and international authors.

  • The geopolitics of artificial intelligence

    Anastasia Kapetas     |      December 25, 2020

    Australia has the opportunity to develop innovative policy that could help set standards internationally by engaging transparently with the high risk to security, democracy and social cohesion inherent in many AI applications.

  • Can A.I. encourage prosperity for all?

    Dawn Lo     |      November 30, 2020

    A legal expert explains how AI can be entrusted to assume tasks currently performed by humans in the business, education and health sectors.

  • Modelling society

    Jason Thompson     |      October 20, 2020

    Computational social science has come to the fore in the COVID-19 response, allowing policy makers to trial policies on ‘artificial societies’ and see the results – before doing it in real life.

  • What’s next for AI in healthcare?

    Open Forum     |      September 11, 2020

    Artificial intelligence will pave the way for the ‘Fifth Industrial Revolution’ and has already arrived in health care, argue Australian and Hong Kong-based experts, but is Australia really ready for it?

  • How can businesses build trust between humans and AI?

    Victoria Tichá     |      August 23, 2020

    With companies increasingly handing decisions over to AI, tech giants like Google and Microsoft have to navigate the ethical challenges posed by machines.

  • What’s good, computer?

    Jon McCormack     |      June 20, 2020

    Imagine a time in the not-too-distant future when the majority of your media is both selected and generated for you personally by artificial intelligence (AI) systems. 

  • Let’s pause for thought about AI

    Alan Stevenson     |      May 18, 2020

    For specific tasks from language recognition to self-driving cars, narrow artificial intelligence is progressing rapidly, perhaps too quickly for scientists to understand it. The creation of broad AI, which outperforms humans in every task, may create as many risks as it solves problems.

  • Sifting fact from fiction

    Jason Logue     |      February 17, 2020

    Reality may be a partly human invention, but relying on artificial intelligence to sift truth from misinformation on the internet could be fraught with danger.

  • Automation bites at unskilled jobs

    Richard Holden     |      January 20, 2020

    Technological change has always destroyed jobs. But now automation and artificial intelligence are drying up the options for anyone without specialised skills.