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Friday, December 08, 2006

Doctors using Google to diagnose illnesses

One of the premises promoted by Singularity University is that we have to make it easier to connect researchers across disciplines. Innovation - especially that focused on bringing about The Singularity - needs to happen across domains, and the increasing narrowness of expertise of a given researcher is necessary, yet counter productive to that goal.

Consequently, I believe we will see a set of services emerge that will provide cross pollination of concepts for the research and clinnical community. This article points to some interesting trends regarding the availability of this type of information on the web, and the practitioner's increasing ability to find it.

Doctors using Google to diagnose illnesses | the Daily Mail


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