A 100-Year-Old Martian In An Exoskeleton
The story of The Medical FuturistThe mission of a futuristThe most transformative technology: A.I.The mission of The Medical FuturistThe business modelCommunication of science to wide audiencesScience fiction and scienceData measurementData privacyAdvice to health policy-makersThe gap between the haves and have-nots Nightmare scenarios The future of the doctor-patient relationshipGenetics and gene editingMars and healthcare What do archaeologists and futurists have in common? Why was the Internet underestimated as a technology to transform society while A.I. is over-hyped? What’s the most transformative concept in healthcare? What are the medical nightmare scenarios that humanity should be afraid of? The editorial team sat down with Dr. Bertalan Meskó, Director of The Medical Futurist Institute and The Medical Futurist himself to talk about the future of medicine, genetics, and many more on the occasion of the launch of the Great Thinkers article series. Read on, live long and prosper. First thing first. How did Dr. Bertalan Mesko become The Medical Futurist? I had a dream at the age of six. I received a scientific encyclopedia from my mother from which I learned about the notion that if we don’t understand something, we do research and then we will get a clue about it. I fell in love with the scientific process forever. So, I knew I wanted to become a scientist. Later, it became a bit clearer that it was more about medical science than phy...
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