A bumpy road ahead
Fatal Uber crash highlights both AI and non-technical questions about autonomous vehicles.
The Future, This Week 16 March 2018
This week: fixing the web, the farmer wants a bot, and big gigs and solar in the rain in other news.
Facebook patents an algorithm that determines social status: your class is its business.
The Future, This Week 12 January 2018
This week: how bots use us to make money online and a recap on algorithms.
Predicting is creating in the science of fashion
If algorithms are taking the art out of fashion, what role is science playing in creating consumer tastes and driving business trends?
What businesses can learn from sports about using algorithms
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
How China’s AI experts can beat Google and Microsoft by 2030
China is more than capable of reaching its goal of global AI leadership, but it will require a change in mindset to carry out and support groundbreaking research, not just follow existing technology.
The Future, This Week 06 October 2017
This week: the algorithm is innocent, Australians in space, and the licence to watch.
The Future, This Week 25 August 2017
This week: what's up with the hype, computer says no, and the power of playlists.
Why algorithms won’t necessarily lead to utopian workplaces
Using computer algorithms to make decisions about employees might seem like an objective management strategy, but it could actually give an inaccurate picture of productivity and compromise employees’ rights in the process.