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Australia’s government agencies and the changing landscape of privacy
Algorithm's editorial team explores privacy in the context of gov't, with contributions from our experts
Engineering identity from anonymity: Our work on risks of re-identification
Data61's Jane Scowcroft, with contributions from Ben Kloester and Paul Tyler, explain re-identification - when anonymous data is analysed to reveal sensitive information about participants.
Transform, perturb, pollute
There’s a tenuous and fragile balance between the usability of data and the privacy of the people to which it refers. At CSIRO’s Data61, we’re focused on finding ways to ensure data can remain private without sacrificing too much of its usefulness.
An interview with Adrian Turner on privacy
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, OAIC, have created a week dedicated to focus on the need for organisations to develop and re-assess systems, processes, culture and practice to make sure they put their customers’ personal information first.
Adrian Turner at AFTRS – Full Video
Data61 CEO Adrian Turner's full presentation at the Australian Film and Television Radio School. Entitled 'Shift Happens', Adrian explores the fourth industrial revolution. What it is, what it means, and what the CSIRO's Data61 unit is doing about it.
If Australia were a company, would you buy its shares?
Below is an extract from an op-ed published in the Australian Financial Review in March 2018, entitled "If Australia were a company, would you buy its shares?", by Data61's CEO, Adrian Turner.
The importance of the ASEAN region as an opportunity for Australia
The recent ASEAN-Australia Special Summit renewed the focus on ASEAN, which is undergoing a period of rapid social and economic transition.
Facebook’s scandal highlights a world rethinking the lifecycle of data
Recent news about social media platforms, leaky privacy and opaque business models shows attitudes towards data are changing around the world. Our research and products address some of these issues, with plenty of opportunities for Australia to lead the way in finding a better balance between privacy and utility.
Spiderbot Vs Mars: Demonstrating how our bots find their way
Data61's Zee hexapod, designed for remote inspections, traverses the simulated Mars environment at the Powerhouse Museum. Featuring Ryan Steindl, Mechantronics Engineer at our Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT).
Lasers, legs and lidar: how robots are learning to see and move
Machines are blind when they’re born – we create them with only enough sensory capacity to do what they need to do. Your blender, for instance, can’t sense touch. Your washing machine (probably) can’t see, and your GoPro can’t sense heat.