Artificial intelligence technologies will disrupt warfighters and warfighting, ushering in algorithmic warfare and irrevocably changing our operational art and the character of war.
New Zealand has a multibillion dollar opportunity to develop new, high-technology businesses in Intelligent Transport Systems. While there are already some areas of comparative advantage and emerging solutions, these can be accelerated and enhanced through focussed initiatives in key areas.
AI, robotics and other forms of smart automation have the potential to bring great economic benefits, contributing up to $15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 according to this analysis. This extra wealth will also generate the demand for many jobs, but there are also...
The fourth industrial age rolling out across the globe is creating a digitally-enabled environment that will affect every company. Digital innovation has the capacity to transform practices, raise performance and increase growth across all industry sectors. The pace of change in digital technologies continues to...
This discussion paper argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared.
The technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications ecosystem remains as fascinating as ever in 2018. Will augmented reality become mainstream? How will machine learning affect the enterprise? What's the future of the smartphone? This predictions report provides insight into transformation and growth opportunities over the...
The mission of The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems is to ensure every stakeholder involved in the design and development of autonomous and intelligent systems is educated, trained, and empowered to prioritize ethical considerations so that these technologies are advanced...
This report shares useful insights for individuals, families and organisations about what can be done today to shape a positive future of work for all Australians.
This articles argues that the risks of artificial intelligence are insufficiently articulated in New Zealand government reports to date, and that there is an obligation for New Zealand government agencies to consider the deep questions involved.
This independent review reports on how the artificial intelligence (AI) industry can be grown in the United Kingdom.
There is growing concern about the impact of artificial intelligence on the global media landscape.
Now that journalists are using AI in the newsroom, what must they know about these technologies, and what must technologists know about journalistic standards when building them?
This report argues that as humans and machines collaborate more closely, and AI innovations come out of the research lab and into the mainstream, the transformational possibilities are staggering.
A new advocacy for older workers that doesn't rely on age-based stereotypes and focuses on more than age discrimination.
Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe spaces’ separated from free-for-all zones. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of...
Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. Still, experts worry they can also put too much control in the hands of corporations and governments, perpetuate bias, create filter bubbles, cut choices, creativity and serendipity, and could...
This report was produced as part of the McKinsey Global Institute’s overall research on the impact of technology on business and society, and specifically our ongoing research program on the future of work and the potential impacts on the global economy of data and analytics,...
Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.
Recent developments in robotics, artificial...
This guide summarises recent research on the use of algorithms to automatically generate news from structured data, and thereby provides an overview of the current state of automated journalism, discusses key questions and potential implications of its adoption, and suggests avenues for future research.
This article examines and evaluates three possible reform options to ensure copyright protection for computer-generated works.
This article builds on the author’s recent article ‘The Vanishing Author in Computer- Generated Works: A Critical Analysis of Recent Australian Case Law’. That article...