Robots To Decide Who Lives and Who Dies

Robots to perform “triage”, basically deciding whether or not they think someone will live if given proper treatment:

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First of all, I don’t think this needs its own thread, but secondly, the article says that the robot is for places doctors can’t get to, so it will be saving lives.

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It also sounds like the robots aren’t doing any decision making, but are connected to a doctor who is operating it and making the decisions.

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I, for one, appreciate the humor.

My wife is a physician, and the experiments in AI diagnosis are still very lacking if anyone is wondering. On the other hand, for treatment, algorithms help out a lot. Saves her from getting a call every hour when she’s on hospital duty since the nurses can just put in the latest numbers.

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