Using machine learning, online targeting systems predict what content is most likely to interest people, and influence people to behave in a particular way. This research report shows that people welcome the convenience these systems offer, but express concern when they learn about the systems’...
Revelations about Clearview AI’s harvesting of online images challenge us all to think carefully about this technology’s impacts.
New technology, ageing populations, and globalisation are driving some of the biggest changes in labour markets around the world. This report provides a snapshot of how the 'digital frontrunner' countries are delivering a digital economy for all.
New technologies are changing our lives profoundly—sometimes for the better, and sometimes not. This discussion paper sets out the Australian Human Rights Commission’s preliminary views on protecting and promoting human rights amid the rise of new technologies.
This debut issue of Policy Futures covers emerging technologies and innovations including artificial technology, synthetic biology, nanotechnology and circular economy.
The fallout from disinformation and online manipulation strategies have alerted Western democracies to the novel, nuanced vulnerabilities of our information society. This paper outlines the implications of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by the the legacy media, as well as by the new media...
This paper presents an interdependent set of technical, organisational, and social challenges to be addressed en route to library operationalisation of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI).
The United States and the United Kingdom are the world’s leading exporters of digitally-delivered services, and much of their trade is with each other. This report offers a policy roadmap for a future digital trade agenda, tailored to two like-minded technology heavyweights who are massive...
The analysis presented in this report demonstrates a new way to identify the kinds of tasks and occupations likely to be affected by AI’s machine learning capabilities, rather than automation’s robotics and software impacts on the economy.
This report outlines the importance of action for Australia to capture the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI). It identifies strategies to help develop a national AI capability to boost the productivity of Australian industry, create jobs and economic growth, and improve the quality of life...