However good a doctor is, the computer can process more information faster about symptoms, chemical agents and the latest survey results. And in the operating theater, robots work with superior precision. What does digitalization mean for doctors?
Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better.
Once a tech front-runner, Germany now faces the mammoth task of catching up with today's AI giants. Angela Merkel has launched a broad initiative to transform lagging digital infrastructure and paper-based bureaucracy.
Nowadays, artificial intelligence is driving advances in medical technology. Its applications are diverse. AI can sniff out diseases, give therapy and do much more. DW looks into how the tech is being used.
Germany is often criticized for sluggish levels of digital investment, particularly in AI. The government wants to invest €3 billion before 2025 to try and close the knowledge gap with world leaders in the field.
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