Decoding AI: five minutes with . . . Lesa WrightBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5722 (Published 25 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5722
- Elisabeth Mahase
- The BMJ
“I’ve written software for most of my life, on and off. I developed an interest as a child but took a break for medical school. At the end of medical school I started looking at integrating technology with my clinical work. I’ve been coding consistently since then, and about three years ago I decided to focus more on machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
“The term ‘AI’ is bandied about a lot. It’s a buzzword, but …