Event recap: Australia’s National AI Centre and the opportunity for business
Did you miss the CSIRO Conversations: Australia's National AI Centre (NAIC) and the opportunity for business event? Don’t worry, we’ve put together a handy recap.
From CSIRO software engineer to start-up CEO: Silvia’s journey to revolutionising healthcare
Dr Silvia Pfeiffer's Coviu has been revolutionising patient care in Australia's medical industry for years. Here's how she went from a software engineer at CSIRO's Data61 to the CEO of one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Qinghua Lu
Meet Dr Qinghua Lu, the team leader of Data61's Software Engineering for AI program and an expert in blockchain and software architecture. We chat to her about her career, current projects, the creation of responsible AI, and what the STEM industry can do to attract and enable women.
Meet Stela Solar, Director of the National AI Centre
Meet Stela Solar, our new Director of the National AI Centre. Stela is returning from her position as Global Director – Artificial Intelligence Solution Sales and Strategy at Microsoft in the US to lead the National AI Centre.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Prof Sally Cripps
Prof Sally Cripps heralds the dawn of a ‘new era’ for data science, moving beyond prediction to demonstrating causality. Here, the newly appointed Research Director of our Analytics and Decision Sciences program talks about what attracted her to Data61, the projects she’s most proud of, and what she’s currently working on.
How Australia becomes a global leader in digital innovation
It’s easy to be pessimistic when the latest global rankings on innovation come out, but we actually have a lot to be positive about. When it comes to emerging digital technologies, Australia is performing rather well. Take artificial intelligence as an example.
Artificial intelligence is now part of our everyday lives – and its growing power is a double-edged sword
As the perils and wonders of artificial intelligence begin to permeate our lives, the ‘IPCC report for AI’ calls for action from researchers and government to ensure a safe future.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Monica Wen Chen
We’re speaking to Dr Monica Wen Chen, an award-winning AI research scientist in the Decision Making Under Uncertainty group within the Analytics and Decision Sciences Program here at CSIRO’s Data61. Dr Chen discusses her career path, what she’s currently working on, one of the biggest changes that needs to take place in the tech industry and her advice on breaking into the world of data science.