AI Forum News

AI-DAY 2018 a huge success!

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!
AI & Society

Ethics of artificial intelligence critical to its success

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, … Continue reading "Ethics of artificial intelligence critical to its success"
AI & Society

Tech researchers on the cusp of an evolution with machines

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.
AI Forum News

AI bringing exciting possibilities to NZ

In Phoenix, Arizona, cars are self-navigating the streets. In many homes, people are speaking to digital assistants, with the machines responding. Smartphones and apps can now recognise faces in photos and translate from one language to another, to name a few other examples of artificial intelligence (AI).
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 Technology

NZ can’t afford to fall behind in the AI revolution

The head of New Zealand’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company Soul Machines has issued a plea to New Zealand corporate companies not to fall behind in the global development of AI, the latest tech industrial revolution. Greg Cross, chief business officer for Soul Machines, says jumping on the AI bandwagon is a big challenge and … Continue reading "NZ can’t afford to fall behind in the AI revolution"
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.
AI Forum News

AI, the new tech frontier, changing the world

Some of the top cutting-edge tech companies, academics and leading tech chief executives will unleash all the latest information and how AI (artificial intelligence) is impacting on New Zealanders’ lives at a major event in Auckland in March.