Category: AI Hub / Application / Prediction

August 5, 2021

These Algorithms Look at X-Rays—and Somehow Detect Your Race

A study raises new concerns that AI will exacerbate disparities in health care. One issue? The study’s authors aren’t sure what cues are used by the algorithms.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
June 23, 2021

Google Launches a New Medical App—Outside the US

The dermatology AI app won approval for use in the EU but not with the FDA, an odd twist on Europe’s reputation for tough rules on tech.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub
June 21, 2021

An Algorithm That Predicts Deadly Infections Is Often Flawed

A study found that a system used to identify cases of sepsis missed most instances and frequently issued false alarms.


by Tom Simonite in AI Hub