Remarkable example of AI that could scale and protect:
In a paper published recently in the IEEE Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, the team reports on an AI model that distinguishes asymptomatic people from healthy individuals through forced-cough recordings, which people voluntarily submitted through web browsers and devices such as cellphones and laptops.
The researchers trained the model on tens of thousands of samples of coughs, as well as spoken words. When they fed the model new cough recordings, it accurately identified 98.5 percent of coughs from people who were confirmed to have Covid-19, including 100 percent of coughs from asymptomatics — who reported they did not have symptoms but had tested positive for the virus.Artificial intelligence model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections through cellphone-recorded coughs
Is it ok to be surveilled at all times if it keeps you super safe? I expect this is exactly the trade-off most people will accept.