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.
The 3A Institute’s Master of Applied Cybernetics has been shortlisted in the 2020 AFR Higher Education Awards, in the category of ‘Learning Experience’. In a year which attracted a record number of submissions despite significant disruption to the sector, judges applauded the richness of submissions across categories including innovation, leadership and sustainability. We are excited to be among them.
Electronic contact tracing isn’t new – that future is already here. Amy McLennan, Ellen Broad and Darryl Stellmach reflect on the history of contact tracing and why it feels different this time.
The 27th July marked another exciting first for 3Ai – the launch of our experimental PhD program. Meet the candidates and find out how they will be taking the next steps towards building the new branch of engineering.
What do you say to graduands, at an online graduation ceremony, in the middle of a pandemic, graduating from an experimental program that doesn’t look like any other Masters degree in the world? Read on...
Since the Cold War era, submarines carrying nuclear weapons have quietly hidden within the depths of the ocean, playing an important role in the delicate art of nuclear deterrence. 3Ai team members recently took part in a multi-disciplinary collaboration exploring the possible futures of undersea deterrence from a scientific and technological lens.
There is already need for a range of skills and knowledge for training in, thinking about, analysing, building, managing and regulating AI-powered cyber-physical systems—which will only increase over time. And this will require a new professional discipline that we don’t believe can be born out of a single existing discipline.