When both the AI and expert cardiologists were asked to classify the images, the AI achieved an accuracy of 92 percent. The humans got only 79 percent correct.
It’s clear that AI is becoming the new electricity, and its rapid proliferation has happened in a very short span of three years – with a large leap in the past 12 months. But what’s really exciting is AI’s potential to improve lives at a pace and scale not seen before.
The power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve medical problems in the areas of radiology, oncology, surgery, disease prevention, tumour detection, mental health, precision treatment and beyond is phenomenal.
The Global Good Fund invents technology to address the most difficult challenges faced by the world’s poorest populations. It is the result of the collaboration between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures, stemming from a vision to address gaps in technology and science research addressing specifically problems of the poorest billion people on the planet — those globally at the base of the economic pyramid.