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A win for Aotearoa and AI

Congratulations Team New Zealand on winning the America’s Cup! A fantastic win for New Zealand and equally a win for AI! Augmenting AI with human brilliance is exactly the balance we should be striving for and it is perfectly demonstrated by the team’s experience and competitive edge gained during the training and development. An innovative … Continue reading "A win for Aotearoa and AI"
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Aotearoa, a trusted place to use, create and innovate with human-centred AI

It’s wonderful news that the National AI Strategy has been approved to move into the next phase of development. This is an important milestone for all of us in the AI community. The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the AI Forum will be conducting industry engagement during the round table sessions at the Aotearoa … Continue reading "Aotearoa, a trusted place to use, create and innovate with human-centred AI"
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Celebrating Women in AI

Let’s celebrate our women in AI with the inaugural Women in AI (WAI) Awards across Australia and New Zealand.  Our very own Megan Tapsell, Louise Taylor and Michael Witbrock are part of the fantastic Advisory Group of AI thought leaders and influencers under the Patronage of The Hon Julie Bishop and Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell.  … Continue reading "Celebrating Women in AI"
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Is New Zealand ready to trade in AI?

It is important to help show how AI can be a friend, rather than foe. Storytelling is vital to share AI’s potential to change the way we care for fellow humans, reduce harm and increase success across many parameters.
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Silver linings signal our need for AI and Data transformation

When I speak with my family in the United Kingdom, I feel very fortunate to have experienced such a life changing pandemic from a country so willing to take decisive action and reduce potential harm. Now is the time to take a serious look at the silver linings of this experience and recognise how digital transformation saved us. We must take the evidence and cast it forward to recognise AI’s transformative role if we are to keep thriving in adversity. This includes investment into all aspects of AI and data in New Zealand.
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Open Our Data, Not Our Borders!

Amidst the current pandemic, countries around the globe have scrambled to action with hopeful and inventive AI tools. Some of these tools can not only diagnose faster, cheaper and more accurately, but help us cope with the wide ranging ramifications.
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Let’s fall in love

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"