Today I’d like to address the use of technology to select or modify human abilities and characteristics with a view to overcoming the limitations of the human body. In Spanish, it’s known as human perfection, while in English, it’s known as human augmentation. I believe it to be a topic that deserves attention and, with
What’s the most useful electronic device that fits in the palm of your hand? If you’re thinking of your mobile now, forget it. Say hello to the TRICORDER. “I’m a doctor, not an engineer!” This famous catchphrase is from Dr. McCoy, the character from the mythical Star Trek, a TV series that changed the history
Artificial intelligence in medicine is perhaps the disruptive technology about which there is greatest consensus, it’s coming, and the impact will be huge. We haven’t yet identified all the areas where it will make an appearance, but one of the first applications we hope to see is in the (early) detection of illnesses.