AI

  • 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...

    AI December 4, 2020
  • 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...

    AI November 25, 2020
  • 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...

    AI November 12, 2020
  • Conversation

    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...

    AI October 21, 2020
  • 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...

    AI October 1, 2020
  • Research

    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...

    AI September 16, 2020
  • Magazine

    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 ...

    Technology September 4, 2020
  • Conversation

    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...

    AI August 20, 2020
  • Partner Content

    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...

    ASC Edits April 28, 2020
  • History

    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...

    Technology April 24, 2020
  • 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 ...

    AI April 22, 2020
  • Mannered AI

    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. ...

    AI April 3, 2020
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