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Technology will make NZ rivers cleaner

Georgia Taylor
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Media Release, NZTech News

Technology will soon help make New Zealand’s farms more productive while also making lakes and rivers cleaner, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

“As a nation Kiwis keep talking about how important clean rivers and lakes are and the damage being done by the primary industries,” Muller says.

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New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Media Release

New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy to keep pace of global change in technology, the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) research report, just released, says.

AI is emerging as a transformative set of tools and technologies to solve many business and social problems. The report says more than half of New Zealand organisations surveyed think AI will be, or is already, a game changer and will enable transformation of business and society.

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Concerns about potential AI bias

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Media Release

Most New Zealanders are ambivalent about artificial intelligence and its impact on the future, but new research has found 68 percent of respondents in a national survey were concerned about the potential for AI to make biased, unfair or inaccurate decisions.

Details of the survey have been released today in the Artificial Intelligence Forum on New Zealand’s (AIFNZ) research report on AI.

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AI will not result in catastrophic job losses

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Media Release

The arrival of artificial intelligence into businesses and society are not likely to produce anywhere near the number of job losses most people think, a new AI research report says. Instead, AI may help address potential labour shortages and solve looming demographic challenges.

The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) research report released last night says the New Zealand economy is continually creating new jobs while eliminating jobs that are no longer required.

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AI will transform life like the arrival of electricity

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Media Release

Artificial intelligence (AI) will transform lives of New Zealanders just like the arrival of electricity 130 years ago, according to a landmark new research report released today.

The report says AI has the potential to increase New Zealand’s gross domestic product by up to $53 billion by 2035 across 18 industries.

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AI tech at tipping point

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Media Release

AI is being increasingly used to make lives easier and more productive. The potential of AI can be found across every facet of society, including business, entertainment, finance, health, manufacturing and more, he says.

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NZ fintech sector out pacing rest of the world

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

New Zealand is the least corrupt country in the world, but it needs to learn from larger fintech markets like Australia, Singapore and London and more rapidly adapt to technologies such as blockchain and crypto-currencies, a Kiwi fintech expert says.

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Te Papa digital chief one of 15 women in top group

Jackie Clark
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Media Release, TechWomen

Te Papa Tongarewa museum’s first chief digital officer Melissa Firth, who built a digital team almost from scratch, has been named among the top 100 CIOs in New Zealand for 2018.

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NZ’s big tech stars heading to Wellington

Jackie Clark
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Media Release, Techweek

An increasing number of ground-breaking New Zealand tech designers are collaborating with the wider business world to produce one of the fastest growing segments of tech.

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NZ, get ready for the AI tidal wave

Georgia Taylor
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AI Forum, Media Release

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to deliver economic growth and productivity improvements but will impact some people’s jobs according to new research that is being pulled together for a leading national report to be released on May 2.

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