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Decision Support, better than Machine Intelligence

In my last blog, I wrote about “How to build a doctor“. The premise of the blog, is that experts (such as Doctors), can be replaced by Big Data, Machine Intelligence and an Interface. While this is absolutely true, is there anything that can stop us all from being replaced by machines?

Approximately two decades ago, Garry Kasparov was beaten in a chess competition by IBM’s Deep Blue.  Kasparov was the World Chess Champion and is still considered the greatest chess player of all time.  After the match, Kasparov said that he took comfort from the fact that Deep Blue was no more “intelligent” than a programmable alarm clock.Kasparov realised that he would have performed much better had he had the same access to millions of chess moves, just like Deep Blue.  If this support was good enough for machines, why not humans? [...]

To read the entire post please visit the SogetiLabs blog post: Decision Support, Better than Machine Intelligence. 

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    John McIntyre
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