When I speak with my family in the United Kingdom, I feel very fortunate to have experienced such a life changing pandemic from a country so willing to take decisive action and reduce potential harm. Now is the time to take a serious look at the silver linings of this experience and recognise how digital transformation saved us. We must take the evidence and cast it forward to recognise AI’s transformative role if we are to keep thriving in adversity. This includes investment into all aspects of AI and data in New Zealand.
26 May 2020
Amidst the current pandemic, countries around the globe have scrambled to action with hopeful and inventive AI tools. Some of these tools can not only diagnose faster, cheaper and more accurately, but help us cope with the wide ranging ramifications.
09 April 2020
How can artificial intelligence be used to protect and promote New Zealand’s environment and ecology?
18 February 2020
14 February 2020
I am not alone in feeling somewhat unloved when it comes around to Valentine’s Day because AI hasn’t found its way into everyone’s hearts. Artificial Intelligence is so often misunderstood, neglected, sensationalised and stereotyped. When and how will AI find love and adoration from New Zealand? Conversely, New Zealand receives so much love! As I sat … Continue reading "Let’s fall in love"
17 December 2019
Kia ora readers, Congratulations to Megan Tapsell and Louise Taylor for being elected and appointed as our new Chair and Deputy Chair; I am elated with this partnership. We also welcome new members to our Executive Council Frith Tweedie, Eduard Liebenberger and Paulo Gottgtroy who have been elected to join our force for AI good! We’re also hopeful our next council announcement will include … Continue reading "The AI Honey Bee Dance"
11 December 2019
Kiwi business women are leading the drive of one of New Zealand’s most significant technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), into 2020. The AI Forum of New Zealand has just appointed one of ANZ bank’s heads of technology, Megan Tapsell, as its chair, along with Simpson Grierson tech lawyer Louise Taylor as its deputy chair. Emma Naji, … Continue reading "Trio of NZ business women leading AI in NZ"
As Ben sets foot in Nepal for a well earned sabbatical, I have set foot on a new journey with the AI Forum.
19 November 2019
The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AI Forum) announces the appointment of Emma Naji as its new executive director.
05 November 2019
Two new AI Forum reports - AI for Health and AI for Agriculture in Aotearoa
01 November 2019