problem in medical technology: so what's this data good for? [Ed: this
also comes up in the military, particularly in the tech heavy Navy's
combat information centers aboard ships where shoot-don't-shoot
decisions are made without ever seeing the attacker. Life-and-death
decisions are intimately tied to the information the decision-maker has
at the time. Anything that enters that relationship between the
decision-maker and their information is bound to be caught up in the
Niels is a Navy lieutenant currently enrolled at Tulane medical school.
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