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.
Lifting the lid on quantum computing
University of Melbourne software for learning quantum computer programming means students can see inside a quantum computer and start using the 'weird' physics.
What were you thinking?
University of Melbourne research explores Explainable AI which seeks to understand why AI makes some decisions and their correctness, fairness and transparency.
Quantum leap in computer simulation
University of Melbourne physicists have successfully simulated a quantum computer faster than any real prototype in a key step to help us become quantum-ready.
Q&A: How algorithms are fighting epilepsy
A team of neuro-engineers from the University of Melbourne are developing an algorithm to fight epilepsy, by predicting when a seizure might strike.
The art of maths
A series of computer generated images on display at the George Paton Gallery show the beauty of mathematics.
Lasering the lay of the lines
A novel computer program that processes billions of points of light means we can use laser records to accurately map infrastructure over wide areas.
Gaming more than a Space Oddity
A brutal and ruthless massive online space game is stretching the boundaries of fun, telling us about ourselves and the wider potential of gaming.
The social life of algorithms: Shaping, and shaped by, our world
The University of Melbourne podcast, Up Close, looks at how the algorithms that drive our technology shape our lives and societies, and are shaped by them.