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NZ can’t afford to fall behind in the AI revolution

The head of New Zealand’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company Soul Machines has issued a plea to New Zealand corporate companies not to fall behind in the global development of AI, the latest tech industrial revolution. Greg Cross, chief business officer for Soul Machines, says jumping on the AI bandwagon is a big challenge and … Continue reading "NZ can’t afford to fall behind in the AI revolution"
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Silicon Valley Amazon Kiwi manager speaking at AI-Day

A New Zealander who is leading one of the world’s most exciting artificial intelligent (AI) teams at Amazon in Silicon Valley is working on cutting-edge social impact projects such as catching game poachers and child sex traffickers.
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AI, the new tech frontier, changing the world

Some of the top cutting-edge tech companies, academics and leading tech chief executives will unleash all the latest information and how AI (artificial intelligence) is impacting on New Zealanders’ lives at a major event in Auckland in March.
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Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply

Tech advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) might help New Zealand move toward a solution for helping feed the world which will require food production to double to meet a growing population demands, says a Kiwi tech expert. New Zealand IoT Alliance executive director Kriv Naicker says the new government … Continue reading "Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply"
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More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence

New Zealanders are buying into the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) as it is creeps into many walks of everyday life, an AI specialist says. New Zealand needs to actively embrace artificial intelligence at a faster rate as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for New Zealand’s future, Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) executive … Continue reading "More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence"
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AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit

Artificial intelligence (AI) Bitcoin, cybersecurity, leadership strategy and hi-tech exports are themes at this year’s Canterbury Tech Summit on 14 September in Christchurch. In a recent Idealog interview Summit chair David Carter said technologies like AI are becoming part of everyday life as it becomes more affordable and accessible. Artificial intelligence will radically transform professional … Continue reading "AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit"
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Connections strengthen AI locally

Last night we hosted our first Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) Connect Event in Auckland.  The sold out event showcased local AI talent, provided an excellent opportunity to make connections and learn more about local AI initiatives.  
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How should society prepare for advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

While evangelists predict human level intelligence by 2029, doomsayers say AI will bring the end of the human race!  The truth is likely to lie between these extremes.  However things pan out, AI is likely to have a big impact on our world. AI is advancing at a rapid pace and currently includes agile robots, … Continue reading "How should society prepare for advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI)?"