Smart medicine is coming of age, but will doctors bite?
Can we have an expert diagnosis?Anna Schroll / fotogloria / LUZBy Aviva RutkinTHE doctors were stumped. After months of cancer treatment at the University of Tokyo Hospital, the patient – a woman in her 60s – was not getting much better. So the medical team plugged the woman’s symptoms into IBM’s Watson, the supercomputer that once famously trounced...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark