20 September 2017
It has been great to see the Forum gain momentum as we continue to welcome on board new founding members including IBM and ANZ. This is further acknowledgement of the importance of AI to New Zealand’s future economic prosperity and the essential role we hold in bringing organisations together from all corners of our business, … Continue reading "How should society prepare for AI? – September Update"
17 August 2017
Already August has been a full month with AI related events happening around the country, in particular the AI Forum Auckland Connect event and IBM’s Watson Summit . Earlier this month, University of Otago’s Professor Alistair Knott discussed how should society prepare for advances in AI at the Royal Society’s regional lecture series in Wanaka. If you missed it, we have … Continue reading "How Should Society Prepare For AI?"
Last night we hosted our first Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) Connect Event in Auckland. The sold out event showcased local AI talent, provided an excellent opportunity to make connections and learn more about local AI initiatives.
16 August 2017
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.
17 July 2017
Welcome to our very first newsletter. The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) connects innovators, researchers, educators, regulators, investors and entrepreneurs. It has been a busy establishment period for the Forum as we set up our team and begin organising our programme for the year ahead.
13 July 2017
09 July 2017
The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) sets out to raise awareness and the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in New Zealand. The rapid development of AI technologies presents both major opportunities and challenges for our country. From creating world leading AI businesses, applying AI to industry and discussion on the broader implications for … Continue reading "Get Involved with AI!"
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.
23 May 2017
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.
10 May 2017
New Zealand needs to seriously and swiftly embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for the country’s future, a new body, the AI Forum says.
23 February 2017