Study Suggests Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. - 05/03/2016


In their study, the researchers examined four separate studies that analyzed medical death rate data from 2000 to 2008, including one by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

DANIEL BOBROW Obituary: DANIEL BOBROW's Obituary by the New York Times.

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Daniel (Danny) Bobrow passed away peacefully at home with his wife Toni and daughters Kimberly and Deborah in Palo Alto, California, on March 20, 2017, having bravely fought a five-month battle with cancer. A pioneer with a long and distinguished research career in Artificial Intelligence as a Research Fellow in the System Sciences Laboratory of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), he is remembered as a mentor, friend, and role model for many. Danny served as president of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), president of the Cognitive Science Society, editor-in-chief of the Artificial Intelligence Journal, and also was a recipient of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Software Systems Award and a fellow of both the ACM and AAAI. Danny is survived by his wife, Toni Wagner Bobrow; his children, Kimberly Bobrow Jennery, Deborah Bobrow, and Jordan Bobrow; and his brothers, Michael Bobrow, Robert (Rusty) Bobrow, and Eric Bobrow.

Data-driven mental healthcare solving the crisis? - Information Age


One in four people have mental health issues and in men under 50, suicide is the main cause of death. It is a huge, often misunderstood problem that pervades every society and most families.

Kenneth Arrow, Nobel-Winning Economist Whose Influence Spanned Decades, Dies at 95

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The backdrop for Professor Arrow's influential early work was the centuries-long recognition that majority voting can produce arbitrary outcomes.

George A. Miller dies at 92; psychologist helped lead cognitive science revolution - The Washington Post

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Robotics pioneer Victor Scheinman of Woodside is dead at 73

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Victor David Scheinman, a pioneer in industrial robotics and a longtime Woodside resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, of complications of heart disease.

John McCarthy, artificial intelligence pioneer, dies at age 84

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John McCarthy, the inventor of programming language Lisp and a pioneer in "artificial intelligence" technology, died Monday night.

Obituary: Professor Richard Gregory, artificial intelligence pioneer, 86

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Mr Gregory was a pioneer of human psychology, and made significant advances in the fast-changing world of artificial intelligence.

Computer Visionary Who Invented the Mouse

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Dr. Engelbart died on Tuesday at 88 at his home in Atherton, Calif. His wife, Karen O'Leary Engelbart, said the cause was kidney failure.