We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. To do otherwise would be detrimental to society.
Source: There’s no such thing as a “tech person” in the age of AI – MIT Technology Review
Doctors’ bills play a role in 60 percent of personal-bankruptcy filings.
Source: Americans Are Going Bankrupt From Getting Sick
Scientists are training machine-learning algorithms to recognize different city sounds
Source: Help fight noise pollution by identifying sound clips collected from sensors – The Verge
Insights into the little-studied realm of last words
Source: How Do People Communicate Before Death? – The Atlantic
We need to bring our best technology – biological and digital – and our most creative people together to work on this monumental challenge. One clear take-away from the Narasimhan interview: pharma is at the very earliest stages of figuring out how to do this.
Source: Novartis CEO Who Wanted To Bring Tech Into Pharma Now Explains Why It’s So Hard