A big opportunity for entrepreneurs and innovators is to remove humans from IT: Vinod Khosla

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Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla at Gigaom’s Structure conference, said one of the biggest opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators in the enterprise is cutting out the human IT staff and going full automation, potentially with technologies like deep learning. “It’s ridiculous to have humans manage the level of complexity that they do. People are a big cost in IT. Let’s take that out,” said Khosla. (Video)

 

 

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Doctors cannot compete with machines: Vinod Khosla

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Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, venture capitalist, thinks the best way to improve health care is to get rid of most doctors. Human judgment simply cannot compete against machine-learning systems that derive predictions from millions of data points, Khosla told an audience last week, the final day of Stanford University School of Medicine’s Big Data in Biomedicine Conference.

 

 

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3 predictions by Vinod Khosla for the future of health

Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

VC and legendary co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Vinod Khosla, has predicted the future of health. In essence, he has said, our medical lives will become increasingly automated, with ultra-intelligent systems prescribing fine-grain recommendations to nurse us back to health.

 

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Eight Shocking Quotes from 2012 that will Redefine Our Future

Futurist Thomas Frey:  When is the last time you heard a statement that caused you to stop dead in your tracks?

It doesn’t happen very often, but for each of us, there are a few unusual sound bites that will permeate our senses and sway our thinking.

 

 

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Technology will replace 80% of doctors: Vinod Khosla

 Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems as well as a partner in a couple venture capital firms was the keynote speaker at the Health Innovation Summit hosted by Rock Health in San Francisco. He said “health care is like witchcraft and just based on tradition.”

 

 

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