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Three priorities to accelerate an AI Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand in 2019

So it’s February 2019 already. I have recently been thinking about how Aotearoa’s AI capabilities need to progress faster in the year ahead. 2018 was the year that Kiwis started to wake up to AI and its implications for us as individuals, wider society and the economy. However, levels of AI adoption and investment in New Zealand remain generally low, despite growing pockets of world class innovation.
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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!
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How will AI transform the customer experience in Financial Services?

Join AI Forum NZ and FinTechNZ at the first joint event of the Tech Alliance 2019 event series, exploring how AI will transform the customer experience across the financial services industry. A recent international report on AI in Fintech found that ‘As FinTech applies data and technology to financial services in an effort to address … Continue reading "How will AI transform the customer experience in Financial Services?"
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AIFNZ Dunedin Connect Event Highlights

Last week, the AI Forum held our first Connect Eventin Dunedin with a packed house, kindly hosted by the Signal ICT Graduate School. The event showcased AI-related research underway at the University of Otago, together with a presentation on techniques for introducing intelligent agents into gameplay from Rocketwerkz’ Amy Harman. Researchers Prof James MacLaurin and … Continue reading "AIFNZ Dunedin Connect Event Highlights"