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Can Australia capitalise on AI while Reducing its Risks?

Toby Walsh, UNSW Sydney The world missed the boat with social media. It fuelled misinformation, fake news, and polarisation. We saw the harms too late, once they had already started to have a substantive impact on society. With artificial intelligence… Continue Reading →

AI Pioneer Geoffrey Hinton: AI is a New Form of Intelligence Unlike Our Own

Olivier Salvado, CSIRO and Jon Whittle, Data61 Debates about AI often characterise it as a technology that has come to compete with human intelligence. Indeed, one of the most widely pronounced fears is that AI may achieve human-like intelligence and… Continue Reading →

AI: The Future is Already Here

By Nick Thompson What if all this AI talk is a Psyop because AI has already been intercepting people’s communications? What if it can already not just read and understand people’s Direct Messaging and private communications, but then can mimic… Continue Reading →

Pause Giant Artificial Intelligence Experiments: An Open Letter

Future of Life Institute. AI systems with human-competitive intelligence can pose profound risks to society and humanity, as shown by extensive research and acknowledged by top AI labs. As stated in the widely-endorsed Asilomar AI Principles, Advanced AI could represent a profound… Continue Reading →

Calls to regulate AI are growing louder. But how exactly do you regulate a technology like this?

Stan Karanasios, The University of Queensland; Olga Kokshagina, EDHEC Business School, and Pauline C. Reinecke, University of Hamburg. Last week, artificial intelligence pioneers and experts urged major AI labs to immediately pause the training of AI systems more powerful than… Continue Reading →

Can Machines Invent Things without Human Help? The Answer is ‘Yes’

Toby Walsh and Alexandra George, UNSW Sydney The question of whether artificial intelligence (AI) can invent is nearly 200 years old, going back to the very beginning of computing. Victorian mathematician Ada Lovelace wrote what’s generally considered the first computer… Continue Reading →

Robot Lawyer Set to Argue First Case

Sonia Hickey: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Welcome to 2023, a time when advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have come so far that a robot lawyer is ready to argue its first cases in a real courtroom. Artificial intelligence developed by… Continue Reading →

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