Understanding artificial weak, general and super intelligence

It’s hard to go a day without hearing mention of AI, whether you’ve overheard a coffee shop discussion concerning the philosophical tribulations of such technologies or simply scrolled past a news article about some startup’s latest AI venture. But with AI being implemented everywhere from smartphones to hospitals, performing a seemingly endless number of different […]

Equinix opening $224 million data center in Sydney

An American multinational company, Equinix is a global leader in internet connection and colocation data centers. Equinix Australia boasts an impressive portfolio of over 265 cloud service providers, 75 financial enterprises and 55 media businesses living in 15,000 square meters of colocation (data center) space in South Sydney as well as seven International Business Exchange […]

Predictive text AI too effective for public release

Artificial Intelligence company OpenAI has developed a text writing AI which has left them both impressed and concerned.  OpenAI is a non-profit AI research company focused on “discovering and enacting the path to safe artificial general intelligence.”   Founder Elon Musk is an outspoken advocate of such AI, having commented extensively publicly and online about the risks such technology poses […]

Elon Musk’s transport tunnel The Loop opening December 10

The Loop tunnel

Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s test tunnel for his underground, high-speed train project The Loop will officially open in Los Angeles on December 10. Musk publicly announced the opening date on Twitter, which he is extremely active on. Opens Dec 10 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 22, 2018 The business magnate also conceptualized the idea for The Boring […]

Australia’s New Digital Council

The newly formed Australian Digital Council held its inaugural meeting in Sydney last month to discuss key data and digital priorities. The purpose of the Council is to collaborate cross-jurisdictionally on all matters related to data and digital transformation to deliver efficient government services and smart policies, with an overall aim to provide “a more seamless experience […]