A very good illustration of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to save lives is the shark spotting drones. Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver have worked closely with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to develop an Artificial Intelligence based system “Shark Spotter” that is able to detect sharks with high accuracy, in real-time. This technology allows for faster reaction times to potential shark threats at beaches. The software uses
A short film by Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhar Worth Watching and Sharing Business as usual is dead. Increasingly, science fiction is becoming science fact. Exponential technologies are rapidly changing our lives and societies, every day, everywhere. We will need different skills, and we will need to get much better at driving change - or we will be driven by it. Most importantly, we should embrace technology but not become it.