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  1. 13 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s time to retire Lena from computer science

    Why did computer research adopt a sexist pornographic image? A University of Melbourne expert backgrounds the story of 'Losing Lena' and the need for change.

  2. 4 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    What is the law when AI makes the ‘decisions’?

    A University of Melbourne expert says the Australian Federal Court ruling that the ‘Robodebt’ system is unlawful shines a light on what the law actually says.

  3. 27 October 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The ‘personality’ in artificial intelligence

    As artificial intelligence impacts many human industries, University of Melbourne research looks at whether an algorithm with ‘personality’ would build trust.

  4. 8 September 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The very human language of AI

    Artificial intelligence can be very human-like, even writing poetry; a University of Melbourne expert asks what ethical concerns this raises about the future.

  5. 11 August 2019 - Science Matters

    The next big scientific thing

    As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery in Australia, University of Melbourne experts look at what the next big thing in science could be.

  6. 22 July 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Should we work with or turn off AI?

    A University of Melbourne expert says artificial intelligence is already impacting on how we work – and we need to define any human-computer collaboration now.

  7. 23 June 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Will a computer take your job?

    Although many predict that computers could become smarter than us, a University of Melbourne experts says we shouldn't forget people power in the age of AI.

  8. 7 March 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Education for humans in an AI world

    As technology increasingly shapes our world, human interactions and intercultural understanding will equip us to thrive says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 25 February 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Using AI to make your smartphone smarter

    Our smartphones aren't very smart. But University of Melbourne research is working on Artificial Intelligence that predicts when you will reach for your mobile

  10. 31 December 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part One

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.