14 February 2020
I am not alone in feeling somewhat unloved when it comes around to Valentine’s Day because AI hasn’t found its way into everyone’s hearts. Artificial Intelligence is so often misunderstood, neglected, sensationalised and stereotyped. When and how will AI find love and adoration from New Zealand? Conversely, New Zealand receives so much love! As I sat … Continue reading "Let’s fall in love"
17 December 2019
Kia ora readers, Congratulations to Megan Tapsell and Louise Taylor for being elected and appointed as our new Chair and Deputy Chair; I am elated with this partnership. We also welcome new members to our Executive Council Frith Tweedie, Eduard Liebenberger and Paulo Gottgtroy who have been elected to join our force for AI good! We’re also hopeful our next council announcement will include … Continue reading "The AI Honey Bee Dance"
As Ben sets foot in Nepal for a well earned sabbatical, I have set foot on a new journey with the AI Forum.
19 November 2019
Two new AI Forum reports - AI for Health and AI for Agriculture in Aotearoa
01 November 2019
The AI Forum’s Working Group on Growing the AI Talent Pool has produced the recent findings of its New Zealand AI Talent Employer Survey.
08 October 2019
25 September 2019
AI wins at Hide and Seek using teamwork / AI generated images to replace stock photos? / AI in New Zealand’s Contact Centre sector Kia ora readers, Another fortnight, another set of amazing advances in AI! Last week, you may have caught the news (and great videos!) that researchers at AI firm OpenAI trained agents in a simple … Continue reading "Another fortnight, another set of amazing advances in AI!"
10 September 2019
In case you missed it(!), last week the AI Forum released our latest research report Towards Our Intelligent Future – an AI Roadmap For New Zealand. The report focuses on how AI can be used to help achieve New Zealand’s existing wellbeing, sustainability and economic goals – for health, transport, business and the environment among some of the many … Continue reading "AI for an Intelligent Future New Zealand"
Ben Reid is away this week, so Emma Naji, CEO of Wellington-based AI Advisory, has kindly stepped up to guest edit our newsletter
20 August 2019
Wow, this has been a busy few weeks in AI!
07 August 2019