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AI in safety, health and wellbeing – the ethics, challenges and pitfalls
The impact of AI is often described in terms of extremes. On the one hand, it’s seen as a technological breakthrough to allow us to transcend the physical limits of our human bodies, which could let us live forever. On the other hand, the moment AI becomes intelligent enough to surpass us, it could be the end of humans and humanity altogether.
Machine learning: you be the judge (for now)
Two recent studies have shown that machine learning solutions can diagnose cancer by processing X-ray images more efficiently and more accurately than trained radiologists. David Sharp considers the implications for learning solutions and for human judgement.