AI Forum featured on TV3 News - focusing on research into impacts and ramifications of AI on New Zealand

AI Forum featured on TV3 News - focusing on research into impacts and ramifications of AI on New Zealand

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.

Microsoft's new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

Microsoft's new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired. With the app downloaded, the users can point their phone’s camera at a person and it’ll say who they are and how they’re feeling. They can also point it at a product and it’ll tell them what it is. All of this is done using artificial intelligence that runs locally on their phone.

Xero to up investment in AI space

Xero to up investment in AI space

Cloud accounting provider Xero is using its sturdy revenue growth to further cash in on the artificial intelligence and machine learning space, calling it the next era of accounting innovation.

The dual ASX- and NZX-listed company recently posted an annualised revenue of $NZ360million ($A340 million) and said its operating cashflow hit break-even in the second half of the financial year ending March 31.

AI100: Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030

AI100: Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030

Substantial increases in the near future uses of AI applications include more self driving cars, healthcare diagnostics and targeted treatment and physical assistance for elder care. 


The recently released Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030 is the first report from the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).   Stanford University invited thought leaders to be involved in the 100 year effort to study and anticipate how the effects of artificial intelligence will ripple through every aspect of how people live, work and play.  

Get involved with AI!

Get involved with AI!

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 society, New Zealand needs to actively engage with AI in order to secure future prosperity.

Artificial Intelligence | Callaghan Innovation

A newly released infographic by Callaghan Innovation breaks through the hype and intrigue around artificial intelligence to raise awareness of the opportunity this extraordinary technology is creating, writes National Network Manager Jonathan Miller There is a lot of AI action in Aotearoa this year. Yes, Artificial Intelligence is a red-hot topic. Many-a-talk at Tech Week last week featured the topic of AI somewhere in the mix.  Here is a snapshot of some of what is happening within New Zealand this year:

Bright future for NZ businesses embracing AI

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.

A recent United States survey found 80 percent of consumers are excited about the way AI and machine learning will change their lives. US consumers are optimistic about technology developments in smart machines, AI, and robotics.

National AI Group Launching Next Month

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.

Like any emerging technology there is still a lot that Kiwis don't know about AI - both the opportunities and the risks, Christie says.

AI Set To Massively Impact New Zealand

Auckland – 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.

AI already has a growing effect on Kiwis’ daily lives. Its potential impacts are profound. In the near future, it is likely to drive – at an unprecedented pace – highly disruptive change to our economy, society, and institutions.