The Atlas of Living Australia: Collect it, log it, use it
The Atlas of Living Australia brings species information together from multiple sources (collections, universities and museums for example) to form the most comprehensive and accessible data set on Australia's biodiversity ever produced.
Tinker, Torrentor, Streamer, Spy: VPN privacy alert
We looked at 283 Android VPN apps and discovered the very reason users install these apps – to protect their data – is the very function they are not performing.
Why artificial intelligence has not revolutionised healthcare… yet
Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what's the hold up?
Your smartphone knows a lot about you, but what about your mental health?
Both Android and Apple have many apps tailored to sufferers of mental health issues, but are smartphones the way forward?
The painful prick of diabetes and the app set to streamline treatment
A new app for sufferers of type 2 diabetes is set to streamline and transform patient care for thousands of Australians.
VR Isn’t Just For Games: CSIRO, Augmented Reality And The Future
Gizmodo was recently invited to visit CSIRO’s Data61 team to try one of their fabled Microsoft Hololenses.
New school science lessons delivered online
Put away your books and pencils and don’t worry about whiteboard, class – we’re going online. Science class is about to get a lot more exciting (if that’s possible!) thanks to the new Double Helix Lessons.
On yer bike! How we’re changing the way you experience the Tour de France & Olympics
The latest start-up success story from our Data61 team is changing the way we experience the Tour De France & Olympics.
Jumping into jobs with Ribit
Our new job matching platform from Data61 enables students to find employment related to their study or careers, and helps businesses and start-ups to find young workers.
New app helps people with neurological conditions practise speech
A chat-bot app that does more than help with online purchases; Harlie helps people understand the impact of neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
Data, data everywhere so let’s have a think
The hackers have had their way with our data - in the best possible way. Here's what the teams at GovHack 2015 did with our data.