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Machine Learning and the Healthcare System – Part II

In this second part of our analysis of machine learning and its impact on the healthcare industry, we look at the future of this developing technology. It is largely accepted that machine learning will play an increasingly important role in healthcare, but even those who are most positive about the potential of such artificial intelligence...

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Google NHS Expansion Prompting Further Privacy Concerns

The relationship between Google and the NHS has been well documented in recent months, and reports indicate that this collaboration is even growing. Privacy campaigners are extremely concerned about the potential consequences of inviting the mega-corporation into this jewel in the crown of British public services. Can patient privacy really be maintained, and why is...

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Google, DeepMind, the Game of Go, the NHS and the AI Future

On 11th May, 1997, then world chess champion Garry Kasparov capitulated in the deciding game of what was described in publicity as the ‘Match of the Century’. While this was surprising enough in itself considering the unequalled reputation that Kasparov enjoyed as a chess player, the fact that he lost this match to a computer,...

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The Career Implications of the Robotics Revolution

It is generally accepted now, and even becoming common knowledge, that the economic future of the planet will be robotic in nature. Science-fiction has often discussed the implications of advanced robotics technology and artificial intelligence, but this prospect is no longer on the horizon, it is with us now. Studies conducted by Deloitte and Oxford...

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