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AI-DAY 2019 Impact – New Zealand AI conference debates technology’s role in our future society

Kia ora Readers, I’m still getting my feet back on the ground after last week’s high impact AI-DAY 2019 conference held in Auckland. Five hundred people gathered from all across New Zealand’s AI community to discuss important issues of how AI affects our society and businesses. We also had the opportunity to geek out with … Continue reading "AI-DAY 2019 Impact – New Zealand AI conference debates technology’s role in our future society"
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Kia Kaha Aotearoa

Kia Ora Readers, Our thoughts and compassion go out to everybody who has been affected by the devastating events in Christchurch last Friday. There are a number of opportunities to donate, attend a vigil or provide support to the victims and their families – however, please also be aware of Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks currently in circulation. It … Continue reading "Kia Kaha Aotearoa"
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Digital doppelgangers now a reality

Creating your true digital twin is now possible and will provide a groundbreaking 3D future for the entertainment, gaming, tourism and telecommunication industries, says a global expert on computational photography and computer vision. Professor Jingyi Yu, of ShanghaiTech University and DGene, uses a combination of light field acquisition and reconstruction technology to generate an exact … Continue reading "Digital doppelgangers now a reality"
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How will AI impact customer experience in finance?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing financial services and customer interactions with firms. This is being driven by competition for market share and the maturity of algorithms. Meanwhile, customer preferences are keeping pace with technological change too. Many customers now expect better, quicker service, at all times, from AI driven chatbots and robo advisors. AI’s … Continue reading "How will AI impact customer experience in finance?"
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AI needs great minds to think alike

A high-profile authority on human-centred AI is now confirmed as the keynote speaker for AI Day 2019. Dave Heiner, Strategic Policy Advisor at Microsoft, will appear at New Zealand’s premier AI event, to be held at Auckland’s ASB Waterfront Theatre on 27-28 March.
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AI Day 2019 to present major advances in sector

Identifying fake news, robots replacing teachers and advancing cancer detection and treatment are just three topics on the agenda at this year’s AI Day, New Zealand’s premier AI event on March 27-28th at the ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland.
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Less coffee and more AI cat photos?

Now that we are in February, the year is gearing up with plenty happening in the AI world, so this newsletter is a little larger than usual!