|Watson, you may recall, is the question-answering demolisher of former Jeopardy! champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. But for more than year before the airing of the Jeopardy contest, IBMâ€™s Watson team had been prepping the underlying DeepQA software to take on the data problem of health care diagnosis. Answering the question â€œWhatâ€™s wrong with this patient given these set of symptoms and this family history?â€ turns out to be a natural fit for the computer.|
I'd still be a bit uneasy about a computer diagnosing me.
Besides, if something goes wrong, you can't sue the computer for malpractice .