Doctors, Get Ready for Your AI Assistants

Doctors, Get Ready for Your AI Assistants

In 2023, radiologists in hospitals around the world will increasingly use medical images—which include x-rays and CT, MRI, and PET scans—that have been first read and evaluated by AI machines. Gastroenterologists will also be relying on machine vision during...
Climate Reparations Won’t Work

Climate Reparations Won’t Work

In the concrete rubble on Kanokupolu beach, Tonga, leaves have begun forming a cover, green and glossy amid the dull grays of the detritus in the sand. A year after the eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha’apai—a volcanic blast bigger than Krakatoa that caused a...
Crispr Wants to Feed the World

Crispr Wants to Feed the World

Ten years after its discovery, the implications of Crispr genome editing are profound and far-reaching, and we are only getting started. This tool, adapted from a bacterial immune system, allows us to cut and edit the genetic code in any living cell to make highly...
ChatGPT Isn’t the Only Way to Use AI in Education

ChatGPT Isn’t the Only Way to Use AI in Education

But some may argue that optimizing network connections is a more nebulous task than optimizing test scores.  What, precisely, should the objective function(s) be?One framework for exploring this may involve focusing on how the networks that children and families...