Data isn’t neutral and neither are decision algorithms
The UK's attempt to use algorithms to estimate school scores is a reminder of the need to keep humans in automated decisions say University of Melbourne experts
Rio Tinto and the anatomy of corporate culpability
Miner Rio Tinto's CEO has resigned over the destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters; University of Melbourne experts look at the law and culpability
Education technology, schooling and privacy
A University of Melbourne researcher says COVID-19 has highlighted the growth of education technology, but more legal reform is needed for children’s privacy.
Holding corporations to account
The slippery concept of corporate guilt too often allows companies off the hook and it is about time the law was reformed, says a University of Melbourne expert
What could our post-COVID ‘new normal’ look like?
With the strict rules around preventing the spread of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert explores how different our new post-emergency ‘normal’ could be
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 precarious high
The ACT's new cannabis laws are at odds with Australia’s federal laws; University of Melbourne experts ask if the federal government should just stay out of it?
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.
Managing the hidden water beneath our feet
A University of Melbourne expert says there's too little transparency about how Australia's groundwater is regulated and used; we need more legal safeguards.
Bringing democracy to the internet
University of Melbourne graduate Lizzie O’Shea says that we should look to histories of computing and social movements in order to determine our digital future.