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The AI Opportunity for New Zealand with Professor Michael Witbrock

In the first episode of our new podcast series, the AI Forum’s Ben Reid discusses the AI Opportunity for New Zealand with Professor Michael Witbrock,  an AI Veteran recently returned to New Zealand. Michael is in charge of building the new Broad AI Lab at University of Auckland.

This wide ranging conversation covers Michael’s career journey through AI right from the time he watched 2001: A Space Odyssey aged 12, the Broad AI Lab’s research focus areas, together with discussing the settings for New Zealand to successfully maximise opportunities from AI.

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Stay tuned for more podcast episodes soon – and if you’d like to suggest someone to be interviewed, please let us know.

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