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AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Canterbury Tech

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 service industries like accountants and lawyers, he said. Entire industries will change, so people will need to work out how to stay relevant, he adds.

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AI Forum featured on TV3 News – Focusing on research into impacts and ramifications of AI on New Zealand

Jackie Clark
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Industry News

The man who wants his cars to make their own decisions is ironically warning against the technology driving it.

Artificial intelligence (AI), especially a deep human-like intelligence embedded in a computer network, is dangerous, Elon Musk warns.

 

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Microsoft’s new Iphone app narrates the world for blind people

Jackie Clark
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Industry News

Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired. With the app downloaded, the users can point their phone’s camera at a person and it’ll say who they are and how they’re feeling. They can also point it at a product and it’ll tell them what it is. All of this is done using artificial intelligence that runs locally on their phone.

 

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Using Digital Humans to transform customer experience as Digital Employee’s

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Industry News

In recent times, the terms Digital Human and Digital Employee have started being utilised more and more – even I have been guilty of using these terms.

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National AI group launching next month

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Industry News

Artificial Intelligence or AI is fast being used to make people more efficient and it will touch every element of New Zealanders’ lives from better healthcare and education to faster service and more personalised products, tech leader Stu Christie says.

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Bright future for NZ businesses embracing AI

Jackie Clark
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AI Forum, Industry News

The future is looking bright for New Zealand businesses when they begin integrating artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies into products, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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