Gone are the days of 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.
A year after hitting the drawing board, Netsafe and DDB have launched Re:scam, an AI bot that’s taking on scammers by wasting their time. We talk to DDB about how the campaign is the result of marrying creativity and technology, and the value of putting over 10,000 hours into a single project.
Ever wondered what you can do with your creative writing degree? Wonder no more.
TRA has been approved for up to $15 million in funding from Callaghan Innovation to assist with its R&D ventures around artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Ben Rose takes a look back at his time in Austin, shares his advice to future SXSW-goers and lists his top five learnings.
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.
If the new Morgan thriller doesn’t scare viewers about AI enough, the fact its trailer was made by a computer might.
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.