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Robotics
Rebellious robots: the latest in robotic research
The latest in human-robot research is a handheld robot that is designed to try and frustrate its human counterpart in a bid to develop robotic cooperation.
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Artificial Intelligence
Kiwi employees embracing a future of AI
Kiwi employees are the most secure in their roles when it comes to embracing artificial intelligence in the workplace, compared to all other countries surveyed including, Australia, USA, UK, Germany and Japan.  
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Artificial Intelligence
UNSW's robot soccer team face off at world cup in Sydney
About 170 teams and over 1,200 participants from universities and research laboratories around the world are expected to compete at this year’s main event.
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Artificial Intelligence
Survey reveals significant gaps between customer expectations and service experience in Australia
Australians think a human touch is still one of the most critical aspects of brand communication.
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Digitisation
How organisations aim to bring human identity back to employees
“Technology is providing opportunities in all facets of the organisation, but it risks workers losing their identity."
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Artificial Intelligence
SingularityNET CEO discusses the future of AI
"In my view, AI will eliminate essentially all need for humans to do practical work."
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IT Automation
Don’t fear the robot: How to overcome automation anxiety
"Automation anxiety stems from a deeper fear of not being able to fulfil your purpose."
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Drones
Spending on robotic systems and drones will be on the rise in 2019
Robotic systems will be the larger of the two categories throughout the five-year forecast period with worldwide robotics spending forecast to be $103.4 billion in 2019.
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Digital Transformation
Are people the biggest risk to transformation success?
Is enough being done to review the impact of people on the success of a digital transformation project?
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Artificial Intelligence
Automation is creating jobs for Aussies, not taking them away
The survey among 160 Australian CIOs reveals almost one in four IT leaders plan to hire additional permanent IT professionals.
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Robots vs People
The end is nigh, doors can no longer stop robots
Humanity’s greatest defence against the robot uprising is now all but void.
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United Nations
Musk tries to avoid Judgment Day by calling for a ban on killer-robots
“These could be weapons that despots and terrorists use against innocent populations..."
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Rise of our robotic friends: Will human-robot collaboration have a breakthrough?
Compact, user-friendly collaborative robots are expected to drive the automation market.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI system takes some of China's gruelling math exams
An AI built to take on tough math exams managed to get through several papers in only two hours. But did it get good marks?