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Macabre Intelligence: AI Can Now Predict Your Death
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Macabre Intelligence: AI Can Now Predict Your Death

Last Updated on December 30, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Chandrayan Gupta

Originally published on Towards AI.

Danish and American researchers have created an algorithm that can predict with unsettling accuracy when you will die
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Humans have always been fascinated with death. Where there is life, there is death. One does not exist to the exclusion of the other. On a personal note, this never bothered me before. But at 24, I am rapidly realizing my adolescent mind was severely limited. I never considered every point of view. There are several sides to an argument. But when I was sixteen, I could grasp only my side. Now I can think more objectively.

Perhaps everybody experiences this when they enter their twenties, a gradual broadening of their emotional and cognitive horizons, but these days I think of death more often. Time is irreversible, and every moment brings us closer to our demise. I cannot fathom not being alive. And I think this macabre preoccupation is why whodunnits and true crime shows remain popular. We are drawn toward death.

Another topic that occupies the global consciousness, now more than ever, is artificial intelligence. AI has become too complex to comprehend. I like to think I am not totally ignorant of technology, but even I do a double take every time I learn about yet another function AI can now perform. One such function is… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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