The Wired Brain: How not to talk about an AI-powered future

The way we talk about AI is a mess. It starts with the most obvious, the imagery. Just like stock photos of happy people pointing at whiteboards were a symbol of the modern workplace, wired brains and robots have now come to represent “the AI”. But the vi… Read more

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As machine-learning-based decision systems improve rapidly, we are discovering that it is no longer enough for them to perform well on their own. They should also behave nicely toward their predecessors. When we replace an old trained classifier with a ne... (more…)

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AI’s role in the future of diagnostics

To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely. –Maria Montessori There’s a kindergarten I walk past on the way to work, and I can’t help but peek inside everyday. The classroom — packed with toy...

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