Expert insights: Tech trends to watch in 2023
Anticipating what’s next in technology’s rapidly changing landscape is no easy feat. However, understanding and preparing for these powerful trajectories […]
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.
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.”
How we’re using machine learning to detect coral-eating COTS
The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia’s most diverse and unique landscapes. Covering more than 2,900 individual reefs, it is home to unmatched marine biodiversity. A multidisciplinary group of researchers from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have been working on projects using innovative science and technology to help combat some of the threats facing our reef. Meet the team and learn more about their work here.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Mars Buttfield-Addison
Meet data scientist, astrophile, author and virtual universe builder Mars Buttfield-Addison. A PhD candidate based in our Sandy Bay Tasmania office, Mars is applying machine learning methods to detect and track satellites and space debris.
Challenge accepted for the Next Generation of graduates
After a competitive process, CSIRO has found it’s first 12 Next Generation AI and Emerging Technologies Graduates Programs. $10.4 million […]
A day in the life of three Data61 Vacation Studentship participants
Over the past 8-12 weeks, our Undergraduate Vacation Studentship participants have been immersed in real projects with real impact, supervised by some of Australia’s leading science and tech experts. From thwarting hackers to designing mixed reality experiences, the projects underway are as diverse as the rapidly expanding skillsets of this impressive bunch.
Insights from prestigious NeurIPS machine learning conference
Papers covered a range of topics, from using deep reinforcement learning to prove theorems from scratch, to deep learning and model selection. Read on to learn more about each paper accepted to the conference.
Advancing Supply Chain Integrity in Australian Agriculture workshop
To boost the value of Australia’s exports and build on our brand, we need to validate the quality, safety and […]
Data61’s 2020 Year in Review highlights
As we mark our fifth year, we take a look back at some of this year’s highlights, including our teams’ innovative COVID work, the research we’ve commercialised - such as the NSW Digital Twin and Wildcat robotic mapping technology – our joint report with Austrade on the future of global trade and investment, our numerous award wins and research paper acceptances, and finally, the appointment of Data61’s new Director, Jon Whittle.