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By now, you’ve probably been warned that a robot is coming for your job. But rather than repeat the warning, I’ve decided to throw down a challenge: man against machine. First, I’ll imagine the best possible robot version of an Australian Chief Scientist that technologists could build, based on the

Like many professionals, medical executives would be forgiven for believing that a huge wave of Artificial Intelligence fueled transformation is about to disrupt everything about the way they work, and earn a living. The truth, as ever,  is a little more sanguine. Of all the professions, healthcare is likely one

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In 2004 NASA scientists and engineers embarked on a two-year journey to develop artificial intelligence software that could design a satellite antenna. They came up with an algorithm modelled on Darwinian evolution which takes specific design parameters such as size and frequency bands and generates random antenna designs. These are

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Let’s pop the balloon. Despite everything you have read or heard in recent months the machine won’t answer all of your questions, and it won’t replace you. It might even create more work for you if you are not careful. But the bottom line is that an ancient rule of