Using engineering to (em)power others
At the University of Melbourne, a passion for making a meaningful impact saw Stella Ulm embarking on a journey from economics to mechanical engineering
AI apocalypse or overblown hype?
A University of Melbourne experts says at the speed artificial intelligence (AI) is developing, it is imperative we understand, and act on, the potential risks.
Giving Australians ‘smart’ incentives to drive safe
Personalised driver feedback and financial incentives are new strategies that address Australia’s increasing road trauma, say University of Melbourne experts.
How digital devices can become weapons in our relationships
Technology-facilitated abuse in relationships (TAR) weaponises digital devices; we must engage with perpetrators to stop it, say University of Melbourne experts
AI, automation and women
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts ask what the expansion of technologies like AI and automation mean for the futures of women.
Lawyers must adapt to the age of digitalisation
Facial recognition technology highlights the need for lawyers to be trained in the legal risks of emerging technologies say University of Melbourne experts.
Is sentience really the debate to have?
Debate over the alleged sentience of LaMDA continues, but University of Melbourne experts say there are bigger questions about AI’s overall lack of transparency
How to make it ok to record medical appointments
While some people record medical appointments in secret, new University of Melbourne-led research is seeking to support patients and providers to do so openly
The AI pretenders
As artificial intelligence advances, University of Melbourne experts ask whether we should be concerned about robots and virtual bots pretending to be human.
Using design to put voters at the heart of elections
Technology gives us the opportunity to transform the voting experience to better engage people in the electoral system, say University of Melbourne experts