Australia should take a stand against ‘killer robots’
Lethal autonomous weapons could create an arms race - leaving us with a dystopian future where human fights machine.
Opening up a new world of business: the Data61 Free Trade Agreement Portal
Our Data61 team has developed a new online service that makes Australia's Free Trade Agreements accessible to exporters big and small.
Big data, cybersecurity & Industry 4.0 – Data61 opens for business
1,139 registered attendees, 78 booths and a legion of scientists and engineers ready to explain why our future depends on data; it's fair to say Australia's largest digital research innovation group, Data61, was launched in style last week.
AI has beaten us at Go. So what next for humanity?
The techniques used by Google’s program to beat the world champion of Go could find its way into new applications, so is it time to start prepping for Judgement Day à la Sarah Connor?
Automation won’t destroy jobs, but it will change them
Are we heading towards mass unemployment as computers and robots do all the work? The short answer is no - and we could even see job numbers increase.
Aussie tech creating (milli)waves in US financial market
We collaborated with EMClarity to create radio technology to connect the New York Stock Exchange servers with those of the Nasdaq Exchange in New Jersey in a multi-million dollar order.
Imagine what we could learn if we put a tracker on everyone and everything
How much privacy would you be willing to give up if you were tracked for your health and safety?
Don’t be alarmed: AI won’t leave half the world unemployed
Intelligent machines are taking on many of the jobs once carried out by humans but that doesn't mean we'll have mass unemployment.