The drive towards ethical AI and responsible robots has begun

12:40AM | Thursday, 17 December 2015 |  Prominent roboticists spend a lot of time explaining why they are not evil.

Hello Barbie, hello hackers: accessing personal data will be child's play

12:36AM | Wednesday, 16 December 2015 |  Mattel’s latest doll connects to the internet via Wi-Fi and uses interactive voice response (IVR) to effectively converse with children.

How this startup successfully spun-out of Data61 and teamed up with Coca-Cola

12:05PM | Tuesday, 15 December 2015 |  This startup uses analytics and AI to optimise existing machinery.

How to feed and raise a Wikipedia robo-editor

12:00AM | Tuesday, 15 December 2015 |  Can a computer understand the nuances of the written word as well as a human can?

Tech giants combine to fund responsible open AI research

12:53AM | Monday, 14 December 2015 |  The goal is to create a machine capable of performing any intellectual task that a human being can.

Search for artificial intelligence: How Google responds to requests it has never seen before

10:30AM | Wednesday, 28 October 2015 |  There are 3.5 billion Google searches every day, and a surprisingly high amount of these are unlike any posted before.

Robot law: what happens if intelligent machines commit crimes?

7:08PM | Thursday, 2 July 2015 |  We may soon find ourselves addressing fully autonomous technology with the capacity to cause damage. Who is culpable and liable when a robot or artificial intelligence goes haywire?

Artificial Intelligence should benefit society, not create threats

1:16PM | Friday, 16 January 2015 |  Some of the biggest players in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have joined together calling for any research to focus on the benefits we can reap from AI “while avoiding potential pitfalls”.

Is Stephen Hawking right? Could AI lead to the end of humankind?

12:41PM | Friday, 5 December 2014 |  The famous theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, has revived the debate on whether our search for improved artificial intelligence will one day lead to thinking machines that will take over from us.