Monday, December 05, 2016

In five years, machine learning will be a part of every doctor’s job, Vic Gundotra says - Recode

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"Although he believes artificial intelligence will take some jobs away over time, Gundotra said people will always want human doctors “to tell them what’s going on.” He envisioned a near future where those doctors routinely enlist machines’ help, and developing a good bedside manner becomes more important than ever.

“Today, you would never buy a car without airbags and antilock breaks,” he said. “In the next half-decade, no physician will practice without deep-learning, machine-learning systems by his side or her side.”

However, he noted that the collapse of blood-testing startup Theranos is an “unmitigated disaster” for health-tech, saying it had undermined the confidence of both investors and consumers."
In five years, machine learning will be a part of every doctor’s job, Vic Gundotra says - Recode
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