Junaid Nabi, a 2018 New Voices Fellow, writes in his latest piece that while Oppenheimer’s era was defined by the nuclear power race, ours is being defined by the competition in artificial intelligence technology – both powerful tools changing the trajectory of humanity.
He notes that we are at a similar inflection point in the application of these technologies in health care as Oppenheimer’s story was in the application of atomic power to weaponry. Nabi writes, “Political and scientific leaders at that time did not fully understand the far-reaching implications of nuclear innovations. We are having a similar conversation now”.
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