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The Lumen cinema review: Has Hollywood been warning us for years about AI and the rise of the robots?
As a society we can use AI and other technologies to help solve broader societal problems – but only once we have a firm understanding of how it works, its limitations and how we respond to it.
In this special interview, Simon Lucey, Director of the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML), and a Professor in the University of Adelaide’s School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, clarifies concerns and explains the opportunities for Australia to shape the future by embracing AI.
Setting himself a target of writing 10,000 songs in 10,000 days, alum Andrew Gardner hoped to challenge himself and hone his already significant musical skills. Here he shares a song written with AI, sung by AI, about AI.
When Andy Thomas first graduated from the University of Adelaide 50 years ago, travelling into space as an astronaut was an impossible dream. Australians didn’t do that – space was for people from other countries.
It can be difficult for some young people to envision a future at university, particularly if no one in their family has ever attended one. This is where Children’s University steps in, to educate young people about future possibilities. In 2023 the initiative is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.