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April 2, 2017, 11:40 PM

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Siddhartha Mukherjee / New Yorker:
How deep learning algorithms can be used to augment doctors with diagnosis  —  In some trials, “deep learning” systems have outperformed human experts.  —  One evening last November, a fifty-four-year-old woman from the Bronx arrived at the emergency room at Columbia University's medical center with a grinding headache.
Ben Popper / The Verge:
JetSmarter, “Uber for private jets”, faces member pushback over perk changes, price increases, non-disparagement clause, as it struggles with its cost structure  —  Tim Martz made his fortune in broadcast radio, but even as a wealthy man, the price of chartering a private jet always stung a bit.
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Industry insiders shed light on how pricing war between Amazon and Walmart is putting pressure on suppliers of consumer packaged goods  —  Grocery suppliers are feeling the squeeze — big-time.  —  Last month, Walmart gathered some of America's biggest household brands near its Arkansas headquarters for a tough talk.
Benedict Evans:
Beyond obvious effects like better efficiency and safety, thoughts on the 2nd and 3rd-order consequences that electric and autonomous cars might have on society  —  There are two foundational technology changes rolling through the car industry at the moment; electric and autonomy.

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