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AI no antidote to healthcare sector woes

Peter Griffin. 08 June 2023, 10:12 am

With hospitals overwhelmed and patients facing big delays, it's tempting to think that the health sector is a prime candidate to receive a much-needed productivity boost from artificial intelligence.

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Don’t mention the metaverse - Apple finally debuts its mixed reality headset

Peter Griffin. 06 June 2023, 9:49 am

Apple has debuted its long-anticipated mixed reality headset, the Apple Vision Pro, with the aim of creating a "fully three-dimensional user interface" but with an eye-watering price tag.

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Fighting foot & mouth disease: An algorithm could make all the difference

Peter Griffin. 30 May 2023, 9:04 am

A team of University of Canterbury scientists have set out to develop algorithms to inform biosecurity efforts to tackle biological threats that could have devastating impacts on the environment - and the primary sector.

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Griffin on Tech: Amid generative AI frenzy, Privacy Commissioner sounds a warning

Peter Griffin. 26 May 2023, 8:02 am

Do we have the regulatory tools to deal with generative AI? Our Privacy Commissioner says 'yes', but urges companies and government departments to proceed with caution.

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What is a black box? A computer scientist explains what it means when the inner workings of AIs are hidden

Saurabh Bagchi. 23 May 2023, 10:49 am

The field of explainable AI is working to develop algorithms that, while not necessarily glass box, can be better understood by humans.

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Griffin on Tech: Budget 2023 - Science, tech and skills in focus

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2023, 10:44 am

Chris Hipkins has flagged a budget with a focus on science, tech, skills and infrastructure. Will it deliver for the digital economy?

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It’s being called Russia’s most sophisticated cyber espionage tool. What is Snake, and why is it so dangerous?

Greg Skulmoski. 11 May 2023, 10:12 pm

Snake, the Russian cyber espionage tool, is a simple concept, cloaked in masterful technical design.

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Griffin on Tech: When IT goes postal and avoiding AI doing the same

Peter Griffin. 05 May 2023, 9:12 am

Imagine being accused of theft, fired, and having your career ruined because some misconfigured piece of software identified irregular financial activity in your division.

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A rise in self-service technologies may cause a decline in our sense of community

Blake Lee-Whiting. 26 April 2023, 3:17 pm

While self-service technologies have the potential to improve efficiency, reduce costs and improve user experience, these technologies raise complex economic and political questions.

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Will AI ever reach human-level intelligence? We asked 5 experts

Noor Gillani. 20 April 2023, 12:50 pm

There’s no doubt AI systems appear to be “intelligent” to some extent. But could they ever be as intelligent as humans?

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Microsoft’s Vasu Jakkal: AI will transform cybersecurity - and tackle the cyber skills shortage

Peter Griffin. 18 April 2023, 5:13 pm

Cybersecurity is getting the generative AI treatment, with Microsoft's new Security Copilot service incorporating the same artificial intelligence technology that has taken the world by storm.

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