AI

  • Spyware unplugged

    New software attacks cast a light on cybersecurity.

    A major investigation conducted by news organisations has found that governments around the world may have been spied...

    AI July 23, 2021
  • Renewables make it into the grid better with AI

    A new tool can help wind farm predictions – and solar too.

    In a highly competitive market, all energy generators rely on highly accurate predictions of how much electricity the...

    Energy July 15, 2021
  • AI can spot anaemia from photos of eyelids

    Want to check if you’re anaemic? Try photographing the inside of your eyelid.

    A team of US researchers have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to spot anaemia from smartphone photos o...

    Medicine July 15, 2021
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    Addressing vertigo with AI

    We talk to Dr Allison Young about a tool that could use AI to diagnose vertigo-causing conditions.

    Vertigo is a common but under-treated medical condition that affects up to 40% of people at some point in their lives...

    Medicine July 13, 2021
  • An algorithm that labels galaxies

    New neural network can speed up galactic classification.

    Classifying galaxies currently needs to be done manually, requiring a lot of time from astronomers and citizen scient...

    Astronomy July 9, 2021
  • A new way of building

    Tech informed by AI has been slow to reach construction sites, but that’s about to change.

    Imagine a construction site, shrouded by the dark.Night works are underway to create an underpass through a busy ...

    AI July 2, 2021
  • Artificial intelligence at the edge of chaos

    Nanowire network mirrors the human brain in performing best with certain levels of stimulation.

    Australian and Japanese scientists have discovered that an artificial network of nanowires may physically function at...

    AI June 29, 2021
  • Robot can sort soft plastics for recycling

    A new system could identify and sort soft plastics.

    Engineers at the University of Sydney are developing a robot that can sort soft plastics out of waste, simplifying re...

    Sustainability June 23, 2021
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    Protecting human rights from AI

    Watch Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow outline the reasons why an AI commissioner is needed.

    Artificial intelligence technology brings the promise of improvements in many areas of life, but it's not without pro...

    AI June 15, 2021
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    Cosmos Briefing: Intelligent Manufacturing

    How will AI change our manufacturing sector, and what skills will we need to stay competitive?

    Over the next decade, the Australian manufacturing industry will need to change its practices to continue making thin...

    AI May 21, 2021
  • What if instead of blaming readers of misinformation, we showed them how to tell the difference between facts and falsehoods?

    Fake news can have fatal consequences, and the technology already exists to help the people most ...

    People die because of misinformation. When hydroxychloroquine was publicised as a possible treatment for COVID-19, a ...

    AI May 14, 2021
  • How does AI think?

    Sometimes AI makes its own rules to solve puzzles.

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) machines can be trained to solve puzzles on their own, by learning to recognise rules an...

    AI May 14, 2021
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