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Accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial

Christchurch – The Productivity Commission’s new inquiry into the impact of tech on the future of work in New Zealand is a valuable first step for government to be better informed about the effect of tech developments when making policy, the national artificial intelligence organisation, the AI Forum NZ, says.
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Artificial intelligence key for NZ’s future

New Zealand needs to seize new opportunities in 2019 and harness new AI technologies to deliver positive social and environmental outcomes, AI Forum New Zealand executive director Ben Reid says.
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AI and IoT changing the face of NZ dairying

A fledgling New Zealand agritech company run by a rising Kiwi entrepreneur who has worked for Rocket Lab has raised $8 million, from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Data Collective, which is likely to result in massive changes to the nation’s burgeoning dairy industry.
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AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand.

This evening, we proudly launched the AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand. The report is the culmination of nearly a year’s work with research partners IDC and Sapere, examining the local and international AI landscapes and investigating potential impacts on New Zealand’s economy and society. The report identifies key opportunities … Continue reading "AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand."
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AI will transform life like the arrival of electricity

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.