Podcasts: “LabGenius” CEO James Field On AI/Machine Learning Discovering New Medicines (Babbage)

Babbage PodcastsResearchers are using artificial intelligence techniques to invent medicines and materials—but in the process are they upending the scientific method itself? The AI approach is a form of trial-and-error at scale, or “radical empiricism”. But does AI-driven science uncover new answers that humans cannot understand? Host Kenneth Cukier finds out with James Field of LabGenius…

Website: https://www.economist.com/podcasts/2019/11/27/the-end-of-the-scientific-method

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