For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

"AI versus MD: What happens when diagnosis is automated?"

by Mukherjee, Siddhartha (2017)

Key Passage

“I think that if you work as a radiologist you are like Wile E. Coyote in the cartoon,” Hinton told me. “You’re already over the edge of the cliff, but you haven’t yet looked down. There’s no ground underneath.” Deep-learning systems for breast and heart imaging have already been developed commercially. “It’s just completely obvious that in five years deep learning is going to do better than radiologists,” he went on. “It might be ten years. I said this at a hospital. It did not go down too well.”  ()


Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Medicine, Radiology, Machine Learning, Performance


AI and Medicine



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