June 26, 2006
We talked with Andy Kessler, author of The End of Medicine: How Silicon Valley (and Naked Mice) will Reboot Your Doctor, about how Moore’s Law will revolutionize medicine. Kessler explained how more and more of medicine is driven by technology, and how dramatic changes in electronics, DNA chips, and treatment are likely to make medicine improve as much in coming decades as computers have improved in the past several decades. Helen and I — but especially Helen — say “bring it on!”
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Music is by Mobius Dick — it’s excerpts from the soundtrack to the movie Six.
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