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AI’s role in the Maukahuka project

The ability to review imagery for a large scale camera grid is essential for the feasibility of eradicating cats as part of the Maukahuka Pest Free Auckland Island project. The Department of Conservation has analysed the AI and machine learning market in relation to trail camera footage review.  This file note was written by Lindsay … Continue reading "AI’s role in the Maukahuka project"
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Is New Zealand ready to trade in AI?

It is important to help show how AI can be a friend, rather than foe. Storytelling is vital to share AI’s potential to change the way we care for fellow humans, reduce harm and increase success across many parameters.
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Silver linings signal our need for AI and Data transformation

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.
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Open Our Data, Not Our Borders!

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.
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Let’s fall in love

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"
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The AI Honey Bee Dance

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"