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Understanding how misconduct spreads among people in positions of public trust is an essential first step for tackling the problem. A new study of London’s Metropolitan Police finds that transferring police officers with a history of misconduct into a new work group increases the likelihood that the new peers will also engage in misconduct.
Effy Vayena runs a lab at ETH Zürich that studies ethics, legal and social implications of precision medicine and digital health. We asked her views on the code of conduct for using artificial intelligence (AI) systems in healthcare, recently published by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS).
Deep learning has revolutionized the technology industry, but beyond eye-catching applications such as virtual assistants, recommender systems and self-driving cars, deep learning is also transforming many scientific fields.