Bees with backpacks fly into schools
From apples and almonds, to coffee and cocoa, one third of the food we consume each day relies on […]
Australia’s love of city-dwelling could become an export strength
Below is CSIRO’s Data61 CEO Adrian Turner’s latest op-ed in the Australian Financial Review, which looks at how Australia’s love […]
Artificial intelligence in Australia needs to get ethical, so we have a plan
This article was originally published on The Conversation. The question of whether technology is good or bad depends on […]
Making the virtual real: hypersonic flight and self-healing cars
Below is an extract of Data61 CEO Adrian Turner’s latest op-ed in the Australian Financial Review, examining the potential for […]
How data science can help you beat traffic congestion
Transport is a trending topic, with Lyft and Uber looking to file for 'initial public offerings' (IPOs) shortly and companies putting out new products every other day to address various problems in transport – and it is about to get even hotter
D61+Live 2018 – Building robust AI
While artificial intelligence can undertake some tasks more efficiently than humans, there are other tasks it cannot adequately replicate. What happens if an autonomous vehicle interprets a tampered stop sign as a speed limit?
A powerful genie – The Gradient Institute on ethical AI
"We’ve so far built a genie that is powerful but naively obedient. As we grant it more power, it is critical that we also make it wiser"
Adrian Turner’s latest op-ed – Autonomous vehicles as the pinnacle of the fourth industrial revolution
"The software and platform wars for cars have not been won"
A roadmap for artificial intelligence – have your say at D61+ Live
The ‘Artificial Intelligence Roadmap and Ethics Framework’ is a project being led by Data61’s Strategic Insight team, in partnership with […]
Fiction, reality and robot commonsense – A Q&A with Professor Ronald Arkin on his D61+ Live talk
"Robots are here and they will have a greater and greater impact on society. We need to discuss the manifold ethical questions they pose to society. Technological advances are outpacing our ability to regulate and legislate. Everyone is a stakeholder in this discussion so my hope is that more people will get engaged. It’s our future we’re talking about"