Ensuring Black voices matter: Why your voice assistant is racist, and what you can do about it

Does your voice assistant support multiple languages? At PyConAU 2020, Kathy Reid explores why not - and how we can fix it.

Beach Wreck Ignition: Challenges in open source voice – presentation at linux.conf.au 2019, Christchurch

This talk, accepted into the main track of linux.conf.au 2019 Christchurch, covers challenges at all levels of the open source voice stack.

GovHack Geelong 2016

From data hacks to smart cities: Presentation at #MAVtech18

Co-presentation with City of Greater Geelong Acting Manager of Digital, Information and Technology at City of Greater Geelong, Matthew Szymczak on Geelong's transformation from data hacks to smart cities at #MAVtech18 conference.

Professional layout design with Scribus

This tutorial, from linux.conf.au 2020 at the Gold Coast, provides an introduction to professional layout design with Scribus, an open source desktop publishing tool.

Kathy Reid presenting on GEEmap at Joining the Dots symposium photo by Cameron Tudball

Presentation to Joining the Dots: The Art and Science of Data Visualisation symposium

As part of the broader GEEmap project, I presented on the data visualisation techniques used in its production at Joining the Dots: The Art and Science of Data Visualisation at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

Good, better, breast: building a sensing mastectomy prosthetic with open hardware – presentation at linux.conf.au 2020, Gold Coast

This talk, from linux.conf.au 2020 at the Gold Coast, documents the development of SenseBreast - an open source sensing mastectomy prosthetic.

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IoT and Big Data MasterClass at Technology Geelong Digital Lean-In

Invited by Technology Geelong for their inaugural 'Lean In' event, this presentation provided a jargon-free introduction to the concepts behind both the Internet of Things and Big Data.

Women, science fiction, dystopia and you

Women, dystopia, science fiction and you – VALA AGM Guest Talk

Women, science fiction, dystopia and you - as science fiction becomes science fact, dystopia is closer than we think it is. What can we do about it?

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Girls leading advanced manufacturing – Your digital future

This talk was presented to the Girls Leading Advanced Manufacturing end of year event, inspiring women and girls to pursue careers in STEM.

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Technical Assurance for Lorne Hospital digital project

Lorne Community Hospital needed a trusted technical and digital consultant to provide project assurance on a solution proposal - and we delivered with a two-day turnaround.