Robojobs And Growth: The Australian Government Is Investing $29.9 Million In Artificial Intelligence

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Clearly not afraid of robots stealing our jobs, The Federal Government says investment in AI and machine learning will give Australian businesses "significant opportunities to lead the way in the development of products and services with strong export potential, leading to more local jobs."

$29.9 million was announced in tonight's Federal budget to grow Australia's capabilities in AI and machine learning, including support for planning future investment "that improves our expertise and maintains our competitiveness in these technologies" through a "Technology Roadmap".

A new national Ethics Framework and Standards Framework will also be established, "to guide the responsible development of these technologies".

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