articles tagged 'AI'

'It's time to jump on that bandwagon': Isentia's Russ Horell on social media, influencers and the future of journalism

  • Media
  • March 27, 2018
  • Erin McKenzie
'It's time to jump on that bandwagon': Isentia's Russ Horell on social media, influencers and the future of journalism

Gone are the days of media monitors delivering clients a package of newspaper cutouts each morning, but that doesn't mean monitoring is no longer required. Rather, it's as important than ever clients have a pair of eyes on the news gaining attention across the expanding media landscape. Russ Horell, Isentia’s New Zealand country manager, talks to StopPress about the rise of social media, how it's responding with AI and what the future of news and journalism looks like.

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A tale of two robots

  • Voices
  • February 1, 2018
  • Michael Goldthorpe
A tale of two robots

Hunch managing partner Michael Goldthorpe enters the world of robots to see how fast they are evolving while people remain the same.

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Creating unique and personal conversations: Soul Machines' Greg Cross on its new creative conversational designer role

  • Technology
  • December 11, 2017
  • Georgina Harris
Creating unique and personal conversations: Soul Machines' Greg Cross on its new creative conversational designer role

Ever wondered what you can do with your creative writing degree? Wonder no more.

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Social scoreboard

Zavy and StopPress have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

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Regional Rundown
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Beyond the Page 2018
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TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2015
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Beyond the Page
Beyond the Page
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Up Country
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TRA granted up to $15 million for AI research and development

  • Research
  • November 30, 2017
  • StopPress Team
TRA granted up to $15 million for AI research and development

TRA has been approved for up to $15 million in funding from Callaghan Innovation to assist with its research and development (R&D) ventures around artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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SXSW 2017: Ben Rose signs off, shares his top takeaways

  • SXSW 2017
  • March 22, 2017
  • Ben Rose
SXSW 2017: Ben Rose signs off, shares his top takeaways

Ben Rose takes a look back at his time in Austin, shares his advice to future SXSW-goers and lists his top five learnings.

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Emotionally intelligent and lifelike: meet Soul Machines' Nadia avatar

  • Tech
  • February 21, 2017
  • Elly Strang
Emotionally intelligent and lifelike: meet Soul Machines' Nadia avatar

Earlier this month, Accenture released its Fjord Trends report, showing what businesses should be wary of in the next year. Of the eight, AI was one to watch for its accelerated growth and rational decision-making capabilities. And with the next step being to create empathetic responses from chatbots, the day AI takes over customer service may be closer than you think. With this in mind, we take a look at a Kiwi company at the forefront of humanising AI technology, that's revealed its first virtual assistant called ‘Nadia’, which has been voiced by actress Cate Blanchett.

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AI takes on the challenge of making a movie trailer

  • PopPress
  • September 2, 2016
  • StopPress Team
AI takes on the challenge of making a movie trailer

If the new Morgan thriller doesn't scare viewers about AI enough, the fact its trailer was made by a computer might.

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What we should do when robots suit up and take our jobs

  • Tech
  • March 24, 2016
  • Vincent Heeringa
What we should do when robots suit up and take our jobs

It's 'War of the Worlds' job edition and as this cheat sheet explains, in the face of robots we should embrace our human nature.

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Are humans the cats of the future?

  • Opinion
  • March 4, 2016
  • Dan West
Are humans the cats of the future?

FCB digital strategy director Dan West believes our love affair with AI might lead to a very banal existence for humans.

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