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Google CEO: Google could save 100,000 lives a year with data-mining

Google CEO: Google could save 100,000 lives a year with data-mining
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Maybe we should just give all our private healthcare data to Google.

The tech giant's CEO Larry Page claims that the company doesn't track your medical info, but if it did we'd all be better off.

“Right now we don’t data-mine health care data. If we did we’d probably save 100,000 lives next year,” he said.

“Today, computing mainly automates things for you, but when we connect all these things, you can truly start assisting people in a more meaningful way,” Mr. [Sundar] Pichai said. [the executive in charge of Google’s Android and Chrome software projects.] He suggested a way for Android on people’s smartphones to interact with Android in their cars. “If I go and pick up my kids, it would be good for my car to be aware that my kids have entered the car and change the music to something that’s appropriate for them,” Mr. Pichai said.

What do you think? Will the "Internet of Things" save lives? Let me know what you think by posting in the comments below.

 

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