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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.