Professionally, I spent 17 years working in software engineering for organisations such as British Telecom, Telstra Australia, Fitch Ratings, James Cook University and Lumata. Academically, I have recently returned to university to do a doctoral thesis on robot ethics. The working title is "Moral Code: Programming the Ethical Robot." To date, I have given 3 conference papers on programming ethics into robots.
The decision to replace Australias submarines has been stalled for too long by politicians afraid of the bad media about dud subs the Collins class got last century. Collins class subs deserved criticism in the 1990s....