artificial intelligence

sound engineer at booth during concert

Google is one of a number of companies getting involved in AI music-generation.

Cartoon people leaving the office

Over 85,000 workers in tech have been laid off so far in 2023. So, what does this mean for the industry – and the wider economy?

Disks and wheels of an early calculating machine

Ada Lovelace said computers could not invent. But a century later, Alan Turing pointed out inventiveness in machines could be found in their capacity to produce surprising and innovative results.

conceptual image of war using chess board

The AI leans on a particular tactic for its success. If you knew what it was, beating it would get drastically easier.

An aerial drone view of a surfer and a dark shape of a shark nearby, both identified by AI

Discerning whether that dark splodge in the water is a shark or just, say, seaweed isn’t always straightforward.

A lone figure in a hoodie stands at the end of a wharf peering into the mist

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

anonymous women face a female judge in a courtroom

Artificial intelligence can improve access to justice, but could come into conflict with important legal values and even cause harm, new research finds. 

scan of a lizard using monitoring technology

The number of live animals seized by the Australian Government has tripled since 2017, with blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos frequently captured.

‘Théâtre D’opéra Spatial’ Jason Allen

AI art tools like DALL-E, Midjourney and Stable Diffusion are starting a revolution in the way art is made.

Multiple drones flying over a lake at sunrise

Jingulu – a language spoken by the Jingili people in the Northern Territory – has characteristics that allow it to be easily translated into AI commands.

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