The South Korean government has announced the establishment of a new evaluations system for the use of medical devices. It is taking measures to ensure that newer, innovative technologies like 3D printing or robotics will be particularly incentivized.
3D printing... not just for toys and guns. WTG docs for coming up with this and the FDA for a quick emergency approval. Doctors 3D-printed an emergency airway tube that saved a 20-month old baby boy’s life. After imaging the boy’s faulty windpipe, doctors at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital printed 100 tiny tubes and laser-stitched them together over the trachea
Pentagon Will Develop ‘Thinking Machines’ to Defeat Future Enemies
The idea is that only “learning machines” can keep up with quickly morphing threats like cyber or electronic attacks, and react far more quickly than human brains ever could. https://rosecoveredglasses.wordpress.com/2015/11/09/pentagon-will-develop-thinking-machines-to-defeat-future-enemies/