Events

Doctor Google Will See You Now!

Published on: 21st June 2017

When
06 August 2017
8.20pm

Where
Edinburgh

New Town Theatre
Freemasons' Hall
Edinburgh
EH2 3DH

Your supermarket knows when you’re pregnant; Google knows what medical conditions you have; Facebook could help your doctor diagnose you. What if Google sent a record of your search terms to your doctor to notify them of likely health conditions? What if Facebook sent an alert to midwives when pregnant ladies posted photos of them drinking alcohol or smoking? Join Mhairi Aitken (The Farr Institute, University of Edinburgh) as she discusses how this information could be used and have your own say on what should remain science fiction and what should become reality.

Get your tickets on the Edinburgh Fringe website: tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/doctor-google-will-see-you-now-1

The same event also takes place on 26 August: www.farrinstitute.org/events-courses/event/doctor-google-will-see-you-now-2

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