Aussie “GiveTech” startup Dataro has raised $2.5 million in a seed round to help charities improve their fundraising capacity. The raise was led by Basis Set Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, and Save The Children Dataro uses AI-driven technology to transform how charity fundraising works. Its machine learning algorithms analyse patterns in a charity’s entire history of… Read more »
An artificial intelligence startup making AI accessible to smaller companies has raised A$2.75 million (US$2m) in a pre-series A round. Pi.Exchange describes itself as an AI-as-a-Service provider and is targeting the banking and retail to professional services sectors with its product. Investors included AI-dedicated VC Boab AI, Artesian, Nextrans and Vision Creator, alongside additional support… Read more »
Most of us benefit every day from the fact computers can now “understand” us when we speak or write. Yet few of us have paused to consider the potentially damaging ways this same technology may be shaping our culture. Human language is full of ambiguity and double meanings. For instance, consider the potential meaning of… Read more »
Product and customer support teams of software companies are having to adapt and move faster than ever before. But as they race to compete with the ever-growing industry, teams lack the data to quickly prioritise software bugs or have manual processes that make personal customer service inefficient. To help software companies scale great customer experiences,… Read more »
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 »
Australia is spending a fraction of its GDP on artificial intelligence and machine learning, compared to its international rivals, and will lose jobs without increased investment in the technology, experts says. Analysis by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML), which is pushing to establish a National Centre of Excellence in Machine… Read more »
Data61 has partnered with IAG and the University of Sydney to launch the Gradient Institute, which has been tasked with researching the ethics of AI.
With more than a million data points transmitted between the cars and the pits during a Formula One race, the organisation behind the sport is working to leverage this wealth of data to better both the sport and the fan experience.
PredictiveHire finds out what makes top employees tick then screens for those factors in job applicants
PredictiveHire works to find out what powers a company’s highest performing employees, and then look for those traits in new job applicants.
The CSIRO is allocating $35 million in funding to space technology and artificial intelligence, via its Future Science Platforms (FSP) portfolio.
Labor will put $3 million towards the development of a National Centre of AI Excellence if elected, with Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic yesterday saying Australia “can’t stumble or scramble our way to success” on artificial intelligence.
Stratejos aims to help team members and project managers with their daily admin and coordination so they can focus on the bigger picture.
Fashion app Shop You wants to help consumers overwhelmed by choice easily find the right clothes online
Despite being a millennial in her mid-20s, I rarely buy clothes online. A jacket here, a jumper there, perhaps, but I don’t often go beyond that, usually because the choices are too overwhelming and I’m never convinced that what looks good on the screen will actually look go on me unless I can try it… Read more »
Amazon Web Services is democratising the technologies that are core to business models of the future
It was 5 years ago that Amazon Web Services launched in Australia, set up infrastructure, built a team, and began engaging with local companies.