Researchers from Data61, the CSIRO’s data and digital specialist arm, have developed techniques they claim will effectively ‘vaccinate’ algorithms against adversarial attack, meaning it will prevent malevolent actors from hijacking machine learning. Dr Richard Nock, Data61 machine learning group leader, explained that algorithms ‘learn’ from the data they are trained on to create a… Read more »
Simon was previously Associate Editor of Business Insider Australia, covering everything from politics to startups, tech, super cars and even finer whiskies.
He was once a full-time restaurant critic, editor of The Good Food Guide, and previously a newspaper proprietor, having spent more than 25 years in journalism and publishing.
He chaired industry lobby group Australian Business Ltd's (now the NSW Business Chamber) environment committee during the Kyoto agreement era.