Impact and media – Issue 3
We've had a busy few weeks since the last edition of Algorithm. Some highlights inside
A swift response: How we’re helping Chile’s flood planning using domestic expertise
Much of CSIRO's work has application in many countries - our contribution to the development of wireless networking ('WiFi') is well known, and the technology is ubiquitous around the world
Predicting the Burn: Data61’s Global Bushfire expertise
Bushfire is a profound, serious and frequent concern for much of the Australian population, with the total annual cost of natural disasters in Australia expected to increase from $9 billion to $33 billion by 2050
Global leadership in society’s biggest challenges
This issue of Algorithm explores Data61's role as an Australian innovation hub with global impact.
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.