Automation and artificial intelligence present an enormous opportunity for national and personal income growth and could add up to $4 trillion to Australia’s economy, according to this report.
The code tackles a number of emerging ethical challenges associated with the use of data-driven technologies in the NHS and the wider health and care system.
This white paper aims to identify how Australia can simultaneously foster innovation and protect human rights through the application of new technologies, in particular, artificial intelligence (AI).
The report provides a holistic account of current challenges facing the integration of data-intensive technologies, such as crop management tools and “smart” tractors in agricultural technology, and self-checkout stands in grocery stores.
After years of development, machine learning methods have matured enough to be used in clinical medicine. In 2018 the FDA approved software to screen patients for diabetic retinopathy, and the methods are rapidly making their way into other applications for image analysis, natural language processing,...
This report highlights a trend of pessimism regarding economic growth, as New Zealand CEOs feel increasingly uncertain about the economic future. The survey also gauged CEO's attitudes towards AI as well as data and analytics.
To encourage innovation in artificial intelligence while minimising risks, this report argues that Canada should adopt an incremental risk management approach to AI governance, supported by two new advisory institutions.
This report report makes the case for the need to create a community of practitioners invested in exploring and building the nascent field of public interest technology. Interviews with academics and practitioners identified that a key barrier to growing the field was a lack of...
This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.
The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network’s vision is to help...
This report focuses on one particular area of technological development – robots, and their governance. It explores the roles that robots should and should not play in care delivery, and the role that government has as a steward in shaping these roles.
Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...
The data science boom shouldn’t be limited to business insights and profit margins. When used ethically, big data can help solve some of society’s most difficult social and environmental problems.
This report adds significantly to previous work by the Carnegie UK Trust and Joseph Rowntree Foundation that uncovered powerful examples of where kindness and everyday relationships can affect change and support the wellbeing of individuals and communities.
Students are being faced with a false choice between the liberal arts and technical fields. Philosophy, English, and history majors are warned to prepare for un- or underemployment, while classmates in engineering and computer science are assumed to have six-figure salaries waiting after graduation....
This report studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but this report finds that on balance this appears...
This report assesses how human rights can be applied in the governance of AI and offers initial recommendations for stakeholders, including technology companies, governments, intergovernmental organizations, civil society groups, academia and the United Nations.
Artificial intelligence (AI)–based systems have been shown to reliably recognize cardiovascular disease risk1and diagnose conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and melanoma from medical images. These advances in image-based medical diagnosis have been widely publicized in the media and similar tools have been approved by the...
Blockchain is a tool to standardise the regulatory process that serves the policy purposes better. A blockchain provides guidelines to help policymakers to respond to rapid changes in technologies, etc.
The forum is about a strategic discussion on the potential benefits and risks of...
This paper explores the fundamental questions facing the copyright system in the new industrial and digital era. It considers a broad range of issues including the evolving concept of authorship, originality, exhaustion issues, and the fair use or fair dealing doctrine in the new global...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) will significantly reshape social, political, economic and technological domains of life. This literature review considers the potential implications of AI on educational provision and how education will need to prepare people for an ‘AI world’.