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Are Computers Getting Ready to Supercede Doctors’ Diagnoses? Commentary 

Are Computers Getting Ready to Supercede Doctors’ Diagnoses?

A recent small scale study by Harvard Medical School indicates that software symptom-checkers still have a long way to go when identifying the reasons for medical conditions. This result seemed fairly consistent across different software so it is more a statement of the readiness of these systems rather than the accuracy of any one in particular. The study concluded that,... Read More
David and Goliath Commentary 

David and Goliath

In his seminal book on disruptive technology, David and Goliath, business guru Malcom Gladwell points out that Goliath didn’t have a chance against David who was wielding a technology that was a precursor to modern warfare where killing could be done at a distance. While the sling was not a new technology, having been invented sometime in the Neolithic period, its art... Read More