We are lagging on AI readiness, it’s time to start catching up

We are lagging on AI readiness, it’s time to start catching up
NZ was ranked 49th on a benchmark index featuring 139 nations. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
If 2023 was a period of experimentation with the generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that leaped out of the gates with ChatGPT’s debut, 2024 would be the year of implementation.It has already started with AI-powered productivity copilots from major software vendors like Microsoft, drawing on large language models to help automate mundane office tasks, shaving minutes or hours off tasks.It will soon extend to so-called AI agents, which will perform more complex tasks and respond autonomously to new information, making deci...

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