New Zealand urged to act now for the impact of artificial intelligence

AI-related industrial applications will replace humans in a number of readily disrupted fields, or any other industry involving routine tasks The Institute of Directors (IoD) and law firm Chapman Tripp are calling on the New government to establish a high-level working group to help New Zealand deal with artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to be smarter than humans within 24 years, so it is critical for New Zealand to act now, the two organisations said in a joint statement. The IoD and Chapman Tripp have developed a call to action paper highlighting the risks, opportunities and challenges AI presents. “AI is an extraordinary challenge for our future,” says IoD chief executive Simon Arcus. “Government and business leaders need to work together to promote greater development of AI technologies…


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