Australians are concerned about AI. Is the federal government doing enough to mitigate risks?

By Toby Walsh, UNSW Sydney Today, the federal Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic revealed an interim response from the Australian government on the safe and responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI). The public, especially the Australian public, have real concerns about AI. And it’s appropriate that they should. AI is a powerful technology…

Demonstrator of Carnegie’s wave-to-energy system deployed off Fremantle coast

Wave energy technology developer Carnegie Clean Energy has announced that a scaled demonstrator version of MoorPower has been deployed at its testing grounds off Fremantle, Western Australia. MoorPower is a wave-to-energy system designed for use on aquaculture barges and vessels. Among the companies as part of the Blue Economy CRC-supported project are aquaculture companies Huon…

KBR awarded contracts on MQ-4C Triton

KBR has welcomed two separate contracts with the department of defence, supporting the first MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS), ahead of scheduled delivery of the aircraft in 2024’s second half.  The company said in a statement on Tuesday (Houston, US time) that the contracts will see it support Triton’s “aeronautical and geospatial requirements,…