When one feral cat just isn’t another feral cat
A University of Melbourne ecologist has been counting feral cats using camera traps to help better control them but Artificial Intelligence may speed the work
Ever wondered what your pet is thinking?
An app by University of Melbourne researchers uses AI to analyse and interpret the facial expressions of your pet. And, yes, dogs are easier to read than cats.
The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19
Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?
The privacy paradox: why we let ourselves be monitored
Devices like digital assistants are convenient but why do we trade off our privacy? University of Melbourne experts give some simple steps on staying private.
Disarmament: What is it good for?
Efforts to control the weaponisation of new technology need to be brought together under UN's disarmament framework, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
AI: It’s time for the law to respond
The law may always be behind technology, but a University of Melbourne expert argues that the sweeping influence of artificial intelligence needs more response.
A robot nose for a true brew
The aroma of beer is a key indicator of its quality, now new University of Melbourne technology can ‘sniff’ a beer to help brewers create top notch tasty brews.
Would you trust AI with your mental health?
A University of Melbourne expert says Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a role in mental health care, but we have to balance ethical and privacy concerns.
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.
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.