By Kathryn E. Horneffer | HGHI Research Assistant -- “Who has heard of Gartner’s hype cycle?” Adam Landman addressed his audience, pointing to an image on the slides behind him. The IT research company Gartner had created the hype cycle concept to represent the typical process of adoption of a technology into society. Most artificial … Continue reading You Get Out What You Put In: Exploring the Role of High-Quality Data in AI
By Alvin Powell | Harvard Staff Writer -- In 2016, a Google team announced it had used artificial intelligence to diagnose diabetic retinopathy — one of the fastest-growing causes of blindness — as well as trained eye doctors could. In December 2018, Microsoft and the pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced a partnership to develop an AI-powered … Continue reading Harvard Gazette: Symposium examines promise, hype of artificial intelligence in health care
Finding agreements and structures to govern artificial intelligence globally won't be easy. That doesn't keep Nicolas Miailhe of The Future Society from trying -- and asking all the right questions. By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI Artificial intelligence continues to sweep into our lives in new and surprising ways. While financial services, telecoms and high … Continue reading The Rise of AI and The Need for Global Governance
By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI The frequency with which artificial intelligence (AI) currently pervades conversations within various disciplines is at an all-time high. It seems to be everywhere, but one place where its potential use is of particular interest is in medicine. The prospect of drastically improved patient care or health outcomes with the … Continue reading Can Artificial Intelligence Bring More Objectivity to Diagnostics?
By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI When it comes to the understanding of major disease progressions, humans have a profound grasp of the subject matter, at least more so now than at any point in history. However, our understanding of the brain and health conditions that specifically affect it lags behind what we know about … Continue reading Mapping and Repairing the Brain: Implications for Global Health
By Megan Diamond, Program Manager, HGHI Caller: ‘Hi, I would like to reserve a table for Wednesday, the 7th’ Hostess: ‘For 7 people?’ Caller: ‘Um, it’s for 4 people’ Hostess: ‘4 people.. when? Today? Tonight?’ Caller: ‘Wednesday, at 6pm’ After playing a one-minute audio clip of a restaurant reservation call during a recent seminar at the … Continue reading Rise of AI in Healthcare Raises Important Questions About Safety, Liability and Privacy