Coronavirus: How can AI help fight the pandemic?

There is growing fear about the spread of the virus Executives from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook met officials at Downing Street on Wednesday to discuss their role in the coronavirus crisis. One of the things discussed was their role in "modelling and tracking data". In similar meetings at the White House, meanwhile, companies were asked how they could use artificial intelligence. A World Health Organization report last month [...]

By |2020-04-27T00:04:54+00:00April 26th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

Forums build community confidence on tackling technological change

Dysart and Moranbah residents have had their say in first-of-their-kind weekend Community Forums to help people prepare themselves, their families and their businesses for change right now, while at the same time inputting into community planning for the future. The Forums – held on 15 and 16 February – are part of the Smart Transformation Project, which was commissioned in November 2019 by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), and facilitated by [...]

By |2020-03-12T09:53:52+00:00February 21st, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

Health tech innovation helping rural communities

Health information technology has the ability to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and delivery of healthcare services – especially for those living in a rural community. Whether its communicating between healthcare providers and patients, or electronic prescribing, there are new and exciting technologies that will benefit rural communities now and in the future. Take a sneak peek at some of the most recent innovations here. Image credit: NordWood Themes

By |2020-01-17T08:18:35+00:00January 17th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Introduction to data science

Data science is a concept to unify statistics using a blend of various tools, algorithms, and machine learning principles with the goal to discover hidden patterns. Together with Microsoft, edX have created a FREE course to help you understand data science and how you can get started with their program. The course will help you start exploring data using a variety of visualisation, analytical, and statistical techniques. Learn what it [...]

By |2020-01-13T02:10:30+00:00January 13th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Learn more about artificial intelligence

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) encompasses technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), but what is AI and how will this change the future? Together with IBM, edX have created a FREE course to help you learn more about AI by understanding its applications, the impacts on society, and how it is transforming our lives. This course is for everyone and no technical background is required. Register your details here. Image [...]

By |2020-01-12T23:57:37+00:00January 12th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments