Author: mobius003

In October 2020, the phrase ‘artificial intelligence’ was searched in the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database for a previous editorial in this journal. At the time of the search, 110,855 publications were found. 1 It’s noteworthy that doing the same search a year later returns about 28,500 additional citations, bringing the total to 139,304 publications as of 2 October 2021. Even its most ardent skeptics have recognized the potential influence of artificial intelligence (AI), and the notion of a wondrous thinking machine, dubbed ‘the Master Algorithm’ by computer scientist Pedro Domingo, is no longer science fiction. 2 Despite the…

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