Your Computer Is Smarter Than Your Doctor


Screw Deep Blue, the computer on which you're reading this blog post can diagnose Alzheimer's–better than a doctor.

From a new study in the scientific journal Brain.

Experts taught a standard computer how to diagnose Alzheimer's from brain scans, and got a 96% success rate.

The accuracy of diagnosis from standard scans, blood tests and interviews carried out by a clinician is 85%.

reason pits man vs. machine here and here.