It is an honour to be named on the Global Data Power Women List by CDO Magazine for 2023.
This time it is for my work with the UNSW AI Institute, which we have been starting up since 2022 as the flagship UNSW Research Institute in artificial intelligence, data science and machine learning. Continue reading Global Data Power Women List 2023
Well I’m about to launch a new podcast. It’s going to be all about the intersections between business intelligence, data analytics, AI, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security. As I keep saying data and cyber are the two biggest growth industries that we have now. I have no idea what to call it though, am currently thinking of calling it the “Data Revolution Podcast”. … Continue reading Data Revolution Podcast
The world has been on the brink of revolutionary technological change for a while now and Chat GPT and related generative AI technologies might just have tipped us over into a brave new world. Ordinary folks are starting to see the power and possibilities with AI. We are about to see the flourishing of many innovative solutions that are driven by the combined power of … Continue reading Chat GPT changes everything (and some of it is bad)
I am going to be writing a series of posts about life with ADHD. Being silent about this will not help those who come after me. What most people see when they look at me is a relatively successful woman, with a long term partner, family, friends, and a good job. But as has often been said: “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting … Continue reading Life with ADHD
Last night was surprising. I was at the Women Leading Tech awards in Sydney at the lovely new International Convention Centre. And I got an award. A lifetime achievement award. Which proves that if you hang around doing stuff long enough in the one industry eventually folks get to know you. Thanks to the very kind folks at B&T and Atlassian I was presented with … Continue reading Careers are strange things
“…never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Churchill, Speeches: Never Give In, Never 29 Oct 1941 Winston Churchill is famous for many things. He was a master with words … Continue reading Never give in
Every year about this time I do an annual bingo card. This is where I externalise all of my existential dread into a single bingo card for the year so that I can sleep at night. I usually share this on social media, and this year will do so via Mastodon. My 2023 bingo card by @email@example.com 15-January-2023 Continue reading 2023 bingo card
If you’re a Mastodon (aka fediverse) newbie here are some tips about what to do next. (If you’re not already setup on Mastodon here’s a good guide on getting setup over there. There is also a guide to choosing a server here.) First of all, welcome aboard it’s great to have you join our non-commercial space. 👋 Essential step one: write an introduction toot, explain … Continue reading I’m on Mastodon what now?
Had a great chat with the winners of the inaugural 2022 Data4Good Award in the Innovation, Industry & Infrastructure category: The Lens, that was recently awarded by CDO Magazine and the EDM Council. It was really inspiring to hear about how Richard Jefferson has such a passion for powering research! You can watch the video here. Continue reading Chat with 2022 winners CDO Magazine Data4Good award – the Lens