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Atul Gawande on AI

Tyler Cowen has one of his “Conversations” with Atul Gawande.  The interview is interesting throughout.  Below is an excerpt from their discussion on artificial intelligence. TYLER COWEN: …How far are we from having an AI that is capable of actually doing diagnosis to people? That is, they might speak into a Skype connection, something like Watson would […]

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Atul Gawande’s Latest Article

Atul Gawande has written yet another excellent article in the New Yorker.  This one about end of life care.  In the debate surrounding health reform, many politicians hijacked the serious discussion of end-of-life decisions and decisions to use non-invasive medical treatment were termed death panels.  But end-of-life decisions merit further investigation.  Not only can giving […]

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