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A.I. versus M.D.

The New Yorker

Somehow, computers outsmarting humans in games tend to get way more attention than in areas in which the consequences will be a lot more far-reaching. Take medicine. Algorithms are already beating humans’ accuracy in analysing brain scans or detecting skin cancer. This New Yorker piece offers a deep dive on how it works and what it means. (Plus, and that alone is worth the click: the definitive illustration of the mind-body-problem)

Published in Weekly Filet #236 In collection: The Future Is Now

Little Alchemy

Surprisingly addictive: You start with earth, fire, air and water and your goal is to combine your way to 560 creations from volcanoes to a Tyrannosaurus Rex to a fridge.

Published in Weekly Filet #236