Cloudy days ahead: keeping up with technology

Being brought up with movies like Terminator, I always imagined artificial intelligence, or AI as it’s increasingly called, would be this terrifying army of thinking metal beings who saw humans as obsolete. It’s refreshing then to know that not only are we using AI in our lives each day (for example, Air New Zealand’s OSCAR bot), but that incredible advances in the way we can train computers to learn could lead to better healthcare outcomes for some of our most vulnerable patients – and a big chunk of it is happening in the Cloud.

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