AI & Society

Digital change expected to lose and create many jobs

Digital transformation, including automation and artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to impact many current jobs and the income of many New Zealanders, a high-powered national tech leaders group says. It is predicted that artificial intelligence and automation alone, will quickly change both the number of jobs and types of available employment.
AI & Society

Hopelessly addicted inventor saving native birds with AI

A researcher described as a hopelessly addicted inventor who is using artificial intelligence (AI) to find native bird predators such as rats, stoats and possums, will be an interesting speaker at AI Day in Auckland on March 28.
AI & Society

AI provides window to get women into tech

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the next wave of technology and New Zealand must present a fresh window to help encourage women into tech roles.
AI & Society

Silicon Valley Amazon Kiwi manager speaking at AI-Day

A New Zealander who is leading one of the world’s most exciting artificial intelligent (AI) teams at Amazon in Silicon Valley is working on cutting-edge social impact projects such as catching game poachers and child sex traffickers.
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Empowering Healthcare with AI

Healthcare has rapidly become a key focus for the application of new artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Alongside the opportunities, challenges surround its use in health, particularly balancing the use of data with privacy.
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How should society prepare for advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

While evangelists predict human level intelligence by 2029, doomsayers say AI will bring the end of the human race!  The truth is likely to lie between these extremes. However things pan out, AI is likely to have a big impact on our world. AI is advancing at a rapid pace and currently includes agile robots, … Continue reading "How should society prepare for advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI)?"
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AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit

Artificial intelligence (AI) Bitcoin, cybersecurity, leadership strategy and hi-tech exports are themes at this year’s Canterbury Tech Summit on 14 September in Christchurch. In a recent Idealog interview Summit chair David Carter said technologies like AI are becoming part of everyday life as it becomes more affordable and accessible. Artificial intelligence will radically transform professional … Continue reading "AI centre stage at Canterbury Tech Summit"