AI Predicts Lifespan By ‘Looking’ At Your Organs, 69% Accuracy

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The gross speculation of this is deeply disturbing: it has a 69 percent accuracy but they don’t know why. Nevertheless, just wait until the insurance companies (life and health) get ahold of this kind of statistical analysis to use against you. You will be ‘graded’ and priced accordingly.  TN Editor

Scientists from the University of Adelaide have created an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict a person’s lifespan just by looking at images of their organs.

The research — recently published in the journal Scientific Reports — saw the scientists use an AI program to analyze medical images of 48 patients’ chests, accurately measuring whether or not they’d die in the next five years with a 69 percent accuracy.

Dr. Luke Oakden-Rayner, a PhD student at the university and lead author of the study, says in a school press release that predicting the future of a patient’s health will better allow doctors to work up treatment plans that best suit each patient much faster than by previous methods, as medical practitioners are generally unable to “look inside the body and measure the health of each organ.”

He points to a process the computer undertakes called “deep learning” which allows the machine to accurately read images.

“Although for this study only a small sample of patients was used, our research suggests that the computer has learnt to recognize the complex imaging appearances of diseases, something that requires extensive training for human experts,” he says.

However, researchers were unable to pinpoint what exactly the artificial intelligence was seeing in the images to justify its predictions, the most accurate of which were related to chronic diseases such as emphysema and heart failure.

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National Geographic year 1 million along with the Smithsonian channel programming are prepping viewers for the brave new world where technocrats are pushing the uploading of a consciousness into their own virtual reality, making assumptions that we are no longer responsible for the decisions we make, live in avatars and have eternal life. But who is at the helm? It’s a bit like blockchain where the multicast, multiphase commit is completely explained except who is controlling the system of the final data commit on the master system to keep the system in sync. The push of this article may be… Read more »

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Would you let a Bankster remove your appendix?…same as A.I…..& I trust either about as far as I can throw the ‘Banksta Gangsta’ Technocrat.