AI

15 Dec 18, 10:31am
As algorithmic decision-making spreads across more policy areas, it is exposing social and economic inequities that were long hidden behind "official" data. Diana Coyle wants to use a new bias in favour of 'a more just society'
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16 Nov 18, 10:18am
Motu researchers on the history of wellbeing, robot ethics, whether the left or right hand should pay tax, the 1918 flu epidemic, prestige and value for money, the effect of cash transfers, protecting large carnivores, and the expansion of the culture war
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30 Sep 18, 6:38am
Patrick Watson argues we must prepare now for the mass upheaval coming as machines take humans' jobs
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17 Sep 18, 9:30am
John Mauldin relates some short stories about positive events in China, which demonstrate that China has good news, and even some fabulously great news, much of it quite compelling
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1 Sep 18, 9:46am
Erik Britton wonders how equity and bond markets will change now that bots are taking a larger share, a dominant share, of the trading activity
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16 Aug 18, 10:31am
Peter Zámborský says companies that want to thrive in this world of uncertainty need to build their capabilities in ‘redesigning their business’
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20 Jul 18, 10:00am
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
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10 Jul 18, 5:02am
ANZ launches digital assistant that visitors to its website can speak to if they have basic banking questions
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9 Jul 18, 11:20am
Auckland University's Ilan Oshri argues excessive emphasis on just 'keeping the lights on' is holding firms back from pursuing much-needed, transformational IT initiatives
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29 Jun 18, 10:01am
Assistant Principal and economics and business teacher Mark Snoad looks at some hot education issues, including is tradition enough? thinking differently, are we preparing students for a future that doesn't exist? prophets of doom, and more
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20 Apr 18, 10:00am
Tom Coupé on Artificial Intelligence including computers reaching human-like intelligence, will we lose our jobs, self-driving cars, Mark Zuckerberg's trash & more
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9 Apr 18, 6:24am
OECD working paper on automation of jobs highlights 'the interesting case' of NZ where growth of cognitive jobs, professionals & managerial roles has workers among the best placed in the OECD
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6 Feb 18, 9:08am
Driverless cars are all the rage right now and you don’t have to be a Google or Tesla to have your head in the game, The Spinoff's Jihee Junn discovers
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1 Feb 18, 10:30am
Patrick Watson with some handy tips on how to equip yourself against the rise of automation
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21 Jan 18, 7:11am
Oliver White wonders if economic forecasting can be replaced by artifical intelligence systems. He finds in fact that this is one of the least likely human jobs to be threatened
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19 Jan 18, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan on the essence of a bubble, AI that's smarter than humans, a vile & racist man, trying to follow real estate money from China, the world's first narco-state & more
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17 Jan 18, 10:06am
In automation and AI, many see a jobless future and higher inequality. But the technologically driven shift should be welcomed, say Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin
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9 Dec 17, 10:12am
Oliver Hartwich suggests a solution to opposition MPs swamping new government ministers with thousands of questions of questionable worth
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7 Nov 17, 4:49pm
John Bolton argues Auckland’s housing challenges are over simplified and a bigger issue is how to cope with asymmetric growth in an increasingly global economy
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31 Oct 17, 9:32am
John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
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