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.
Sydney artificial intelligence startup Unleash Live has raised $4.75 million in funding from investors including Amaysim cofounders Peter O’Connell and Rolf Hansen.
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.
Member-owned banking and financial services provider Credit Union Australia (CUA) has partnered with Sydney-based Flamingo AI to conduct a pilot of a new chatbot across its health insurance arm.
Fintech app PictureWealth combines an individual’s “wealth selfie” with robo advice to improve financial literacy
Taking a snapshot, or “wealth selfie”, of a user’s finances, PictureWealth delivers robo-advice designed to help users plan their financial future.
Hyper Anna has raised $16 million in a Series A round led by Sequoia China, with participation from existing backers Airtree Ventures and Reinventure.