CSIRO, University of Queensland, Australian National University and Charles Darwin University have announced a partnership on a five-year, $5.75 million Responsible Innovation Initiative, aimed at addressing challenges presented by scientific and technological change.
It’s time for Australia to commit to the kind of future it wants: CSIRO Australian National Outlook 2019
Australia’s future prosperity is at risk unless we take bold action and commit to long-term thinking.
Last month I learned a lot about manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in Australia. I thought I would use this opportunity to share my observations around National Manufacturing Week.
How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong.
Science fiction didn’t do a great job in preparing us for our first real encounters with AI. Rather than a walking, thinking C-3PO from the movies, the current iteration of AI is quite different. With modern AI, all the “thinking” gets done in the cloud, and the algorithms are not tied to the identity of…