A Radical Prescription

January 16, 2019

Could digital technology make doctors of us all? Advances in artificial intelligence, diagnostics and electronic data gathering could prompt a revolution in how we access healthcare

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Just like we do. Generative adversarial networks are not just good for causing mischief. They can also show us how AI algorithms “think.”

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Degrees of Freedom

November 20, 2018

A scientist’s work linking minds and machines helps a paralyzed woman escape her body

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For all the enthusiastic media coverage they get, brain-computer interfaces are neither routine nor even widely available more than a decade after the first prototypes

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A key section of the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act explained to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which categories of software should be exempt from medical device regulations

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New ‘brain to vehicle’ system taps into a driver’s neurological activity to help ensure control and comfort

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From policing and healthcare to defence and dating sites AI is being woven into the fabric of our lives – for better and for worse

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Ethical decisions have to be programmed into autonomous cars, like whether to always save the driver or to prevent injury to others on the road. Nicholas Evans is working to find those answers

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