• Cynthia
  1. Artificial Intelligence – the here and now

    Would you use an Artificial Intelligence?  Siri and Google Assistant AIs are found on most smartphones.  They perform a small number of tasks and are getting increasingly …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/14/artificial-intelligence-the-here-and-now

  2. Doomsday Scenario

    Would you rather vaporise in an asteroid strike, boil during a geomagnetic shift or be terminated by an artificial intelligence?  Which scenario is more likely? I …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/23/doomsday-scenario

  3. Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

    We trust Siri to send a text and perhaps order a pizza – but do we trust her to prescribe our medications?  Let’s take a quick …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/13/artificial-intelligence-and-healthcare

  4. Anti-vaxxers hurt more than their own children

    Photo by Paul Hanaoka on Unsplash Children of anti-vaxxers pose a measles risk to babies under 12 months. Babies are vaccinated for measles at 12 months in Australia. This …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/11/anti-vaxxers-hurt-more-than-their-own-children