Stunning AI Breakthrough – One Step Closer to the Singularity

by Larry Emmott on October 30, 2017

in Diagnostics,Future Tech

From Gizmodo:

Incredibly, it took AlphaGo Zero (AGZ) just three days to train itself from scratch and acquire literally thousands of years of human Go knowledge simply by playing itself. The only input it had was what it does to the positions of the black and white pieces on the board. In addition to devising completely new strategies, the new system is also considerably leaner and meaner than the original AlphaGo.

Source: Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Amazing! The linked article is not at all dental and it is a bit geeky. Never the less it is important to medical dental professionals.

AIs have already demonstrated they are better than doctors at diagnosis and treatment planning. The development of faster and more powerful neuro nets will simply accelerate the switch from human doctor to cyber docs. This switch will result in faster better and much less expensive medical treatments. Less expensive is immensely important. Most all the issues we are facing with the “Health Care Crisis” are the result of high costs.

Doctors and dentists will resists this change. However just as horses drawn carriages were doomed by the development of the automobile the traditional practice of medicine is doomed by the development of Artificial Intelligence.

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