Dr. David Tuffley consults with organisations large and small on the most lucrative, disruptive technologies coming our way. From AI to blockchain, gene editing to autonomous vehicles. David can advise on how to benefit from these burgeoning fields.
David's formal qualifications include PhD (Software Engineering), M Phil (Information Systems), Grad Cert in Higher Education (Griffith University), Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, English Literature, Anthropology) (Queensland).
In relation to ethics as applied to digital technologies, he offers advice on issues associated with AI, robots, cyborg technologies and augmented / virtual reality. In cases involving emerging methods and applications with ethical or moral dimensions, he can provide impartial interpretations to help governments, businesses, professionals and families make informed decisions.
David considers the moral obligations that people have towards robots/AI, autonamous weapons and robot morality. This advice is aimed at avoiding legal liability. As a robot ethicist he is interested in optimising the constructive relationship that humans have with robots/AI
A regular contributor to mainstream media on the social impact of technology, David is a recognized expert in his field. Before academia David worked as an IT Consultant in Australia and the United Kingdom, a role he continues to perform when not educating the next generation of IT professionals. David is an engaging science communicator of many years experience.
David's academic background includes fields as diverse as Psychology, Anthropology, Classical Rhetoric and English literature at the University of Queensland. David is an engaging professional speaker and forum moderator of many years experience.