National AI Centre’s Artificial Intelligence Leadership Summit
Leaders from around the country flew into Sydney last Thursday to help drive Australia's artificial intelligence (AI) opportunity at the National AI Centre's (NAIC) AI Leadership Summit.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Maisie Li
Dr Maisie Li develops innovative tools, powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI), to help us get to the bottom of biology faster and with greater accuracy. We caught up with her to find out more and discover her gene-ius ideas for improving diversity in the AI workforce.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Petra Kuhnert
Statistician Dr Petra Kuhnert loves solving gnarly problems. Her work enables decision-makers to make fast, informed decisions under volatile and dynamic conditions. This International Women's Day, we spoke with Petra about how she is harnessing data and AI to improve the quality of decisions made about Australian agriculture and the environment.
Summer of Science: Meet three of our vacation students
Hear first-hand what spending your summer at CSIRO’s Data61 is like from three of our vacation students. Taj Wedutenko, Olivia Dry and Cedar Lett are part of a cohort of 50 undergraduates working alongside our world-leading researchers to tackle some of our most pressing digital challenges.
Can AI decide my New Year’s resolutions?
I asked two AI chatbots to set my New Year resolutions. Their responses highlight how far we are from AI “sentience.”
Cyber Centaurs: a new weapon in the war against cyber attacks
Australia needs to grow its cyber security workforce to combat rising attacks, but the pressures of the job make it hard to attract and retain talent. We're pioneering research in collaborative intelligence to transform cyber security workflows and strengthen our defences.
Think Tank to help Australian business scale AI
In this short series, we meet AI leaders who have taken the helm of the National AI Centre’s AI Think Tanks. Aurelie Jacquet leads the AI at Scale Think Tank and brings a wealth of international experience to the role.
Melanie McGrath: Unpacking trust in human-AI teams
An expert in social psychology, Melanie McGrath has spent her career researching what makes humans tick and exploring how we interact, behave in groups and relate to others. Now working with the Collaborative Intelligence (CINTEL) and Responsible Innovation FSPs, she's turned her attention to the way humans relate to a different kind of other: AI.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Muneera Bano
Meet STEM superstar and diversity and inclusion champion Dr Muneera Bano. The ‘Most Influential Asian-Australian Under 40’ in 2019 and a member of Science and Technology Australia’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Dr Bano is now a Principal Research Scientist within the Diversity and Inclusion in Artificial Intelligence Program at CSIRO’s Data61.
AI think tanks to explore diversity and inclusion in Australian AI: Prof Didar Zowghi
The National AI Centre Think Tanks are providing an action centric approach to building Australia’s responsible AI capability. Today we meet Professor Didar Zowghi, chair of the Diversity and Inclusion in AI Think Tank.