Silicon Valley’s Futile Search for Utopia

Silicon Valley’s Futile Search for Utopia Via the ‘Perfect Algorithm’

I find myself thinking quite a bit about algorithms these days. The word itself derives from the Latinized name of the Persian scholar Mohammed ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi, reputedly the inventor of algebra, who flourished during the Abbasid Caliphate in ninth-century Baghdad. 1200 years later with the…

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How AI Changed Organ Donation In The US

How AI changed organ donation in the US

There used to be only three ways off of a kidney transplant waiting list. The first was to find a healthy person from within one’s own pool of friends and family, who perfectly matched both the recipient’s blood and tissue types, and possessed a spare kidney he or she was willing to part with.

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Google’s AI Can Predict When A Patient Will Die

Google’s AI can predict when a patient will die

AI knows when you’re going to die. But unlike in sci-fi movies, that information could end up saving lives. A new paper published in Nature suggests that feeding electronic health record data to a deep learning model could substantially improve the accuracy of projected outcomes. In trials using data from two U.S.

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Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code

Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code

The 18th of March 2018, was the day tech insiders had been dreading. That night, a new moon added almost no light to a poorly lit four-lane road in Tempe, Arizona, as a specially adapted Uber Volvo XC90 detected an object ahead.

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Labor Day 2040: What Happens When Robots Do All the Work?

Labor Day 2040: What Happens When Robots Do All the Work?

Labor Day weekend, 2040. With millions of Americans again in mass motion it’s a good time to recall those quaint times when we thought we needed human beings to steer us safely to our destinations. Yes, no vehicle could move without a human in charge of it. Just think about that.

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