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Artificial Intelligence
NZ's agritech sector 'urgently' needs to focus on AI
"In the end, how we progress in shaping New Zealand’s place in the worlds food system will depend on how boldly we step up to the AI horizon."
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Healthcare
AI to benefit New Zealand healthcare system
"AI promises to bring significant clinical, workforce and cost benefits to the health sector, as well as personalise medical care."
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Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence creates 'significant' opportunity for New Zealand
The urgency for a national approach is emphasised by many of New Zealand's peer nations investing significantly in research and development, AI start-ups and growing talent.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI: Urgent action needed to address NZ challenges
"But to take full advantage we need to act now, be the agile innovators we are and not wait for a fully-formed national strategy to arrive first."
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Artificial Intelligence
Why accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial
“Historically, New Zealand has been more of a tech taker than a tech leader."
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Artificial Intelligence
Opportunities incoming as NZ dives deep into AI
The AI Forum of New Zealand has released a report that looks at AI in NZ today, and the opportunities and challenges that are down the road.
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Artificial Intelligence
The AI tidal wave is coming, but it won't be as destructive as people think
“Most Kiwis are already using AI and don’t even realise it," comments NZ AI Forum executive director Ben Reid.
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Artificial Intelligence
Tech execs, academics coming together to shape AI in NZ
“This event is about building New Zealand’s AI community and helping kiwi businesses better serve their customers with AI."
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Artificial Intelligence
Forget Labour, AI is taking over New Zealand
“We have a duty to seek a deeper understanding of New Zealand’s potential as an AI-assisted economy and society..."
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Artificial Intelligence
Kiwi AI could help end world hunger
“We know the world is heading toward a major food supply crisis..."
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Internet of Things
How AI and IoT will help NZ meet increasing food demands
"We know the world is heading toward a major food supply crisis."
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Artificial Intelligence
NZ is aspiring to be southern hemisphere’s AI capital
The future impact of AI on the economy and society will be significant and dramatic, but New Zealand is preparing for these changes.
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Machine learning
No longer Sci-Fi, AI is something NZ needs to discuss
"The rapid development of AI technologies presents innumerable opportunities and challenges for New Zealand."