Tag Archives: artificial

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »

NIST asks for help to create standards for artificial intelligence

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking industry input on ways to develop standards for artificial intelligence. Under a federal executive order issued on February 11, NIST is to develop the plan within 180 days. “Timely and fit-for-purpose AI technical standards, whether developed by national or international organizations, will play a crucial role… Read More »