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Australia’s got ICT talent — how do we make the most of it?

It is finally dawning on private and public sectors that information and communications technology (ICT) is an enabling technology. ICT is relevant to companies — whether making drugs, mining coal, building a bridge or providing banking services — and government agencies, such as the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), operators of an urban railway systems and (obviously) Social Security and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DTSO)

By |2022-03-01T12:39:20+11:00December 29th, 2021|Science & Technology|Comments Off on Australia’s got ICT talent — how do we make the most of it?

We must ban killer robots

How will Artificial Intelligence change war? Hollywood has it wrong. It won’t be Terminator, robots with sentience, that transform warfare. It will be much simpler technologies that are, depending on your perspective, at best or at worst less than a decade away. Indeed, it is stupid AI that I fear. We will soon be giving machines that are not sufficiently capable the right to make life or death decisions

By |2021-12-15T11:33:05+11:00December 13th, 2021|Science & Technology|Comments Off on We must ban killer robots
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