3Ai alumni Lorenn Ruster reflects on the Masters program, her industry project with the Centre for Public Impact and her journey to starting a PhD at the School of Cybernetics.
This year’s Telstra Creativity and Innovation Series Keynote for Melbourne Design Week, School of Cybernetics Senior Fellow Ellen Broad, reflects on redesigning the keynote format for life during a pandemic. In collaboration with artist and researcher (and School of Cybernetics alumnus) Eryk Salvaggio, Ellen writes, directs and presents an audio-driven immersive experience exploring future approaches to AI designed from an Australian centre for a live audience in Melbourne on 30 March 2021.
Lorenn Ruster, a 3Ai Master in Applied Cybernetics student from the 2020 cohort, together with The Centre for Public Impact's Thea Snow, have published a report exploring the nature of AI ethics instruments in government and how they might be reimagined.
School of Cybernetics PhD candidate Kathy Reid has developed a crash course on training speech recognition models using Mozilla’s DeepSpeech toolkit.
In 1921, Czech playwright Karel Čapek published and premiered a play that introduced the world to the word ‘robot’, and provided the blueprint for humanoid robots in popular culture throughout the 20th century. To commemorate 100 years of its history, 3Ai has created its own version of R.U.R and educational resources to help 21st century audiences tackle the themes of the play.