Danny Hillis

What's the 21st century version of prevention?

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About Danny Hillis

Danny is an inventor, scientist, author and engineer. While completing his doctorate at MIT, he pioneered the concept of parallel computers that is now the basis for most supercomputers, as well as the RAID disk array technology used to store large databases. He holds over 100 U.S. patents, covering parallel computers, disk arrays, forgery prevention methods, and various electronic and mechanical devices. Danny is also the designer of a 10,000-year mechanical clock.

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Our bodies wage constant, hidden wars against disease. Could we someday "pre-empt" illness? Danny Hillis thinks that bio-detective systems will be able to spot illness before it flourishes. From TEDMED 2013.

Danny Hillis: The Future of "Pre-Emptive" Medicine


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