Ted 2014: Larry Page on Google’s robotic future

Larry Page wants patients to hand over their data to researchers in order to save “100,000 lives”.It’s just one of the ideas expressed in a wide-ranging interview at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver.Google’s co-founder criticised the US government for its mass surveillance programs.But he added that consumers need to accept that a new era of open data is inevitable.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26658892Also see:Google’s Larry Page on Internet Privacy: Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater
Google CEO Larry Page was hesitant to tell the world about the medical condition that was hurting his ability to speak, but publicly sharing his voice troubles helped him realize the value of openness. Thousands of people with similar conditions replied to him online.If people could only share their medical records anonymously — and if research doctors could find them online and connect to the patients — Page estimates that 100,000 lives could be saved this year.

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