Other events in Brisbane

Blockchain buzz and the Internet of Things

Past event - 2018
16 May Doors 6:30pm
Event 7.00-9.30pm
2018 Catchment Brewery, 150 Boundary St,
Brisbane QLD 4101
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Come on over to Catchment Brewing Co. on Wednesday, as three amazing local researchers will clue you in on technology buzzwords such as blockchain and the Internet of Things. Try your hand at trivia for a chance to win a Pint of Science pint glass. On Wednesdays, Catchment Brewing Co. has all food half price, along with a huge range of beer brewed on site. Don't miss out, tickets are limited!

Avoiding machine overlords

Dr Philip Valencia (Senior Research Engineer, CSIRO)
My talk introduces how Artificial Intelligence is being applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and forewarn on the potential issues with the coming wave of interconnected devices that learn during their lifetimes.

Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and genomics?

Dr Caitlin Curtis (Research Fellow, The University of Queensland)
Dr James Hereward (Research Fellow, The University of Queensland)
Blockchain is the basis of Bitcoin but it may have many other uses. How could it apply to genomics? Several blockchain start-ups want to let you control and sell access to your genetic data for cryptocurrency, but is this a good idea?