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New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy

Janine Casas
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AI Forum, Media Release

New Zealand seriously needs a national AI strategy to keep pace of global change in technology, the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) research report, just released, says.

AI is emerging as a transformative set of tools and technologies to solve many business and social problems. The report says more than half of New Zealand organisations surveyed think AI will be, or is already, a game changer and will enable transformation of business and society.

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Concerns about potential AI bias

Janine Casas
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AI Forum, Media Release

Most New Zealanders are ambivalent about artificial intelligence and its impact on the future, but new research has found 68 percent of respondents in a national survey were concerned about the potential for AI to make biased, unfair or inaccurate decisions.

Details of the survey have been released today in the Artificial Intelligence Forum on New Zealand’s (AIFNZ) research report on AI.

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AI will not result in catastrophic job losses

Janine Casas
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AI Forum, Media Release

The arrival of artificial intelligence into businesses and society are not likely to produce anywhere near the number of job losses most people think, a new AI research report says. Instead, AI may help address potential labour shortages and solve looming demographic challenges.

The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) research report released last night says the New Zealand economy is continually creating new jobs while eliminating jobs that are no longer required.

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AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand.

Janine Casas
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AI Forum

This evening, we proudly launched the AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand.

The report is the culmination of nearly a year’s work with research partners IDC and Sapere, examining the local and international AI landscapes and investigating potential impacts on New Zealand’s economy and society. The report identifies key opportunities which New Zealand can invest in now to actively shape our collective future.

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AI tech at tipping point

Janine Casas
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AI Forum, Media Release

AI is being increasingly used to make lives easier and more productive. The potential of AI can be found across every facet of society, including business, entertainment, finance, health, manufacturing and more, he says.

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AI will transform life like the arrival of electricity

Janine Casas
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AI Forum, Media Release

Artificial intelligence (AI) will transform lives of New Zealanders just like the arrival of electricity 130 years ago, according to a landmark new research report released today.

The report says AI has the potential to increase New Zealand’s gross domestic product by up to $53 billion by 2035 across 18 industries.

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NZ, get ready for the AI tidal wave

Georgia Taylor
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AI Forum, Media Release

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to deliver economic growth and productivity improvements but will impact some people’s jobs according to new research that is being pulled together for a leading national report to be released on May 2.

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AI-DAY 2018 a huge success!

Chantal Thomas
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AI Forum

The teams at AI New Zealand and the AI Forum would like to thank you everyone that attended and supported AI-DAY 2018. The event was a huge success and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive!

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Ethics of artificial intelligence critical to its success

Georgia Taylor
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AI Forum, Media Release

The ethics of artificial intelligence will be critical to the success of AI going forward, a Microsoft leader and a keynote speaker at the AI Day event in Auckland next week says.

Steve Guggenheimer, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s AI Business, says that given AI has the potential to reshape not just industries and governments, but society as a whole.

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Tech researchers on the cusp of an evolution with machines

Georgia Taylor
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AI Forum, Media Release

The world’s tech experts are on the verge of seeing a major shift in relationships between people and machines, according to a key speaker heading to AI Day in Auckland on March 28.

IBM Distinguished Designer Adam Cutler says what interests him the most is the connection between people and machines.

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