Artificial intelligence, automation, and the art of counting fish

Discussing the use of AI to automate underwater marine surveys as an example of the uneven distribution of technological advancement.

April 1, 2024

Supporting volunteer monitoring of marine biodiversity with modern web and data tools

Summarising the work Uri Seroussi and I did to improve Reef Life Survey’s Reef Species of the World app.

November 29, 2023

Our Blue Machine is changing, but we are not helpless

One of my many highlights from Helen Czerski’s Blue Machine.

November 28, 2023

Building useful machine learning tools keeps getting easier: A fish ID case study

Lessons learned building a fish ID web app with and Streamlit, in an attempt to reduce my fear of missing out on the latest deep learning developments.

March 20, 2022

Exploring and visualising Reef Life Survey data

Web tools I built to visualise Reef Life Survey data and assist citizen scientists in underwater visual census work.

June 3, 2017

The joys of offline data collection

Insights on data collection and machine learning from spending a month sailing, diving, and counting fish with Reef Life Survey.

January 24, 2016