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Machine Learning Widens the Gap Between Knowledge and Understanding

And gives us the tools for our next evolutionary step

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TThe program “Deep Patient” doesn’t know that being knocked on the head can make us humans dizzy or that diabetics shouldn’t eat 5-pound Toblerone bars in one sitting. It doesn’t even know that the arm bone is connected to the wrist bone. All it knows is what…




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I mainly write about the effect of tech on our ideas

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