9 Mar 2023

New (AI) doc on the block, near universal internet

From Nine To Noon, 11:10 am on 9 March 2023
A graphic showing Twitter and Elon Musk.

Elon Musk has changed Twitter dramatically since taking over in 2022. Photo: AFP

Technology correspondent Paul Matthews joins Kathryn to talk about how Artificial Intelligence software that detects breast cancer missed by doctors is being rolled out into production now, leaving some doctors wondering what the future of their field looks like. The tech is saving lives - will we still need radiologists? The latest InternetNZ Internet Insights Report found that close to all New Zealanders can access the Internet at home now, but there are still discrepencies. So who is missing out and why do some groups still have big concerns? Some of the predictions of doom and gloom seemed to come true for Twitter last week, for a couple of hours at least. Turns out, a single engineer accidentally took the whole platform down.

Paul Matthews is Chief Executive of CIO Studio.