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Meet your next surgeon: Dr. Robot

Meet your next surgeon: Dr. Robot | VIM |

Thanks to big technological leaps, robots are becoming standard operating procedure.

Via Szabolcs Kósa, ABroaderView, Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist
Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, January 16, 2013 5:48 AM

Somehow i can't stop thinking, "Next step, Dr. Frankenstein" -

It's maybe not rationeal thinking but i find this so scaring. Imagine if it was you on the table and the robot arms start moving above you - huuuu it's freaking scaring ;-)

Szabolcs Kósa's comment, January 16, 2013 12:00 PM
I agree this can be scary, however you can expect completely autonomous surgical robots to appear in the very near future. that will be much more scarier than a human controlled one, that's for sure
gawlab's comment, January 16, 2013 9:43 PM
Well, I think I will be deeply asleep and we build them to be very good , well i hope so ;)
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Envisioning the future of health technology

Envisioning the future of health technology | VIM |

Technology is the ultimate democratizing force in society. Over time, technology raises lowest common denominators by reducing costs and connecting people across the world. Medical technology is no exception to this trend: previously siloed repositories of information and expensive diagnostic methods are rapidly finding a global reach and enabling both patients and practitioners to make better use of information.

This visualization is an exercise in speculating about which individual technologies are likely to affect the scenario of health in the coming decades. Arranged in six broad areas, the forecast covers a multitude of research and developments that are likely to disrupt the future of healthcare.

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