Dr House goes digital as IBM’s Watson diagnoses rare diseases
Like Dr House but less meanAndrew Spear for The Washington Post via GettyBy Paul MarksDoctor House is going electronic. Medics charged with diagnosing the kind of extremely rare diseases that Hugh Laurie’s consultant routinely spots in TV drama House have found that artificial intelligence can do a similar job – but in seconds rather than days or weeks....
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