Is AI fake news for health and social care?
Skip the buzzwords, says Dr Ian Jackson, machine learning is more useful than artificial intelligence when it comes to medicine.
AI has become misunderstood. It tickles up a feeling of unease in many households as something to be feared when applied to medicine. It’s turning the public opinion of everything it promises into a dead end of mistrust.
We should discount the word ‘artificial’ when we talk about how Artificial Intelligence can save the lives of sick people – let’s use the more useful and accurate term ‘machine learning’.
As I say in Computing; life, and death, and everything in between, becomes easier if medical data becomes intelligent, and there’s nothing artificial about that: