AI makes its mark in the stratosphere
Unmanned balloons kept in position for weeks.
Canadian and US scientists have kept an unmanned balloon in position in the stratosphere for weeks at a time by teach...
A successful AI cameo in the lab
Algorithm finds new material with minimum of fuss.
Scientists have identified a new compound with potential uses in photonic devices and biologically inspired computers...
Is that meat fresh? Check your phone
Colour-changing barcode behind novel e-nose.
Your phone might soon be able to do a sniff test for you. Credit: NTU Singapore Researchers are working on an a...
How AI can affect our choices and decisions
We seem more comfortable telling all to robots.
By TaeWoo Kim, University of Technology Sydney Have you ever used Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri or Amazon Alexa t...
Showing what we think about robots
Scientists can make predictions based on brain activity.
When you look at a robot, do you tend to think of it as having human attributes or as a mechanical algorithm? Scie...
Cosmos Q&A: Dealing with data at top speed
CSIRO’s new AI platform a boost for genomic research.
In a massive leap forward for computational genomic research, Australia’s CSIRO recently announced that its VariantSp...
Why Siri needs more Star Trek
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel looks back to look forward.
Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool, but it threatens our privacy. Fortunately, there is a way forward. To ...
Aristotle and the chatbot
Ancient rules of logic could make AI more human.
By David Ireland and Dana Bradford, CSIRO Many attempts to develop artificial intelligence are powered by powerfu...
Al Song Contest substitutes Eurovision
And it may be even better!
https://youtu.be/sAzULywAHUM Eurovision might be cancelled, but an Australian tune written using artifical intelli...
The unknown Diggers of Vignacourt
ANZACs identified through facial recognition.
Vignacourt is a town in France that few Australians have heard of. And yet the town was visited by thousands of Austr...
What’s human and what’s not online?
Behavioural differences study could help with bot detection.
Bots tends to elicit mixed feelings from people – aside, presumably, from those creating them. These social media ...
Giving robots a grounding in workplace etiquette.
Most of us – not all – figure out an approach to workplace behaviour while on the job and through trial and error. ...