Giving driverless vehicles the human touch
University of Melbourne researchers are investigating how to program driverless vehicles to respond to pedestrian cues, to keep traffic safe and flowing.
Holding a black mirror up to artificial intelligence
University of Melbourne research has developed the Biometric Mirror –an interactive application that shows how you may be perceived by others. But it’s flawed.
At the human-computer interface
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.
Four myths about insertable tech and why they’re wrong
As start-up company Epicenter offers to implant microchips in its employees, the University of Melbourne looks at the truth behind insertable technology.
Survivor: The sport of betrayal
The reality TV show Survivor is a global phenomenon where betrayal and social skills are central to what is more a sport than a game show.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided unleashes potential of eye tracking
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been released, unleashing the potential of eye tracking and showing the infinite possibilities for eye mechanics in gaming.
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.
Superhuman abilities could lurk under your skin
Insertable technologies are upgrading modern convenience and unlocking human ability, all from underneath the skin.
Social networking to empower older people
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping older people go online to combat social isolation.