• What would AI do?

    Michael Cohen     |      December 9, 2022

    Will humans be able to control the machines it creates with artificial intelligence once that intelligence is programmed to learn for itself and make its own decisions?

  • Silicon in the sand

    Harriet Farlow     |      November 22, 2022

    AI is not just a technological novelty, but a strategic priority for every country with the resources to invest in it. AI dominance is a goal of the United States, China and Russia, and some reports assert that whoever achieves AI dominance in the next few years will ‘rule the world’.

  • The AI assault on your privacy

    Victoria Tichá     |      April 21, 2022

    Businesses must develop ethical, socially responsible, trustworthy, and sustainable data business models to protect consumers’ privacy in an increasingly AI-driven world, according to UNSW Business School experts.

  • Developing domestic AI capacity

    Tanya Monro     |      April 19, 2022

    Artificial intelligence may transform agriculture, education, energy, defence, finance, health care, manufacturing, transport and telecommunications, so developing greater domestic capability is vital for Australia’s future security and prosperity.

  • AI is a double-edged sword

    Toby Walsh     |      October 16, 2021

    As the perils and wonders of artificial intelligence begin to permeate our lives, the ‘IPCC report for AI’ calls for action to ensure a safe future.

  • Your face does not belong to Facebook

    Sarah Monazam Erfani     |      June 13, 2021

    Every photograph we share on the internet is used by data giants such as Google and Facebook and used to track us and sell advertising. Adding ‘noise’ to these photos could restore some semblance of privacy.

  • Australia’s future hinges on investment in AI

    Huon Curtis     |      May 20, 2021

    Australia urgently needs to elevate its discussion of artificial intelligence from the technical to the strategic.

  • 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.

  • 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.