Our 2021 Year in Review highlights
It’s been an extraordinary year. Uncertainties and challenges have remained, but so too has perseverance, innovation, and successes. We’re proud of the science excellence, adaptive transformation and future building that CSIRO’s Data61 has achieved this year.
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.
How SMEs can harness the power of AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) can affect and benefit SMEs in two ways: by altering their business environment and making the conditions they do business in easier, and by helping them to change their business models and practices, leading to increased productivity and outreach, and to scale up their operations.
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.
AI-powered spinal segmentation technology could ‘save radiologists and surgeons thousands of hours of work’
A new AI-powered piece of medtech segments spinal vertebrae, partner Singular Health anticipates a 95% accuracy in two minutes, which could enable medical professionals to better plan their surgeries.
AI can now learn to influence human behaviour
Artificial intelligence (AI) is learning more about how to work with (and on) humans. A recent study has shown how […]