Professor Tim Miller

Co-director, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Ethics (CAIDE); Director of Learning, School of Computing and Information Systems. Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Melbourne

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Sciences & Technology

Lawyers must adapt to the age of digitalisation

Controversial facial recognition technology highlights the need for in-house lawyers who are trained in the legal risks of emerging technologies

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Arts & Culture

Technodystopia: Are we heading towards a real-world Blade Runner?

In 1982, Blade Runner floored audiences with its technodystopian depiction of the future. Almost 40 years on, some of these projections seem eerily accurate

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Sciences & Technology

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Challenging decisions made by algorithm

If an algorithm makes a decision about you that you think is unfair, a lack of process can make it difficult to challenge, appeal or even contest that decision

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Politics & Society

Surveillance: What is it good for?

Online monitoring raises serious questions about privacy and rights, but where justified it can be used for good if organisations consider wider issues like transparency and fairness

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Sciences & Technology

Data isn’t neutral and neither are decision algorithms

The UK’s misguided attempt to use algorithms to estimate school scores is a warning and reminder of the need to keep humans and accountability in automated decision-making

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Sciences & Technology

The privacy paradox: Why we let ourselves be monitored

Digital virtual assistants make life more convenient but we are trading off our privacy. Here are some simple steps to keeping the AI where you want it

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Politics & Society

Are our new virtual workplaces equitable?

COVID-19 has changed the way many of us work, but our new virtual workplaces raise questions over privacy, data sharing and equity

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Politics & Society

The cost to freedom in the war against COVID-19

Mass digital surveillance is increasingly being used around the world to control COVID-19. But once the pandemic fades, will the surveillance stay?

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Sciences & Technology

Will a computer take your job?

It’s predicted that computers could one day become smarter than humans, but we shouldn’t forget people power in the age of artificial intelligence

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Sciences & Technology

What were you thinking?

We are increasingly relying on artificial intelligence for important decisions but we don’t know how those decisions are being made. We urgently need Explainable AI (XAI)

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