Toby Walsh

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By 2062, experts estimate that we will have created machines as intelligent as humans. Already AI has become so integrated into our everyday lives that it’s often hard to detect… from home robots to smartphones telling you the fastest route home at the press of a button. 

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Basic research is best when it’s allowed to proceed on merit, rather than with political interference, says an open letter from 63 leading researchers protesting government interference in ARC grants.

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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.

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Home quarantine apps face serious privacy, security and bias issues. Home detention ankle tags might be a better option.

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Like atomic bombs and chemical and biological weapons, deadly drones that make their own decisions must be tightly controlled by an international treaty.

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Scientia Professor Toby Walsh has been elected a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Scientia Professor Toby Walsh has been recognised for his work to advance artificial intelligence.

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

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More than 70 of Australia's Laureate professors have signed a letter to the minister for education, Dan Tehan, outlining the flaws in the proposed university reforms.

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The world-class researchers recognised in 2020 span art and design, chemical science, computer science and engineering, humanities and languages, and law.

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