BBC News – Best hospitals ‘now struggling to see patients’

NHS Job Shop: "Working for Health" i...

NHS Job Shop: “Working for Health” in Kentish Town. Closed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an alarming but must-read article from the BBC. Check it out!

via BBC News – Best hospitals ‘now struggling to see patients’.

As the UK goes to the election in May the National Health Service (NHS) seems to be suffering a terminal cancer.

This blog has long advocated scrapping the NHS and building a new state-of-the-art public healthcare system. Perhaps, the UK can attract Chinese investment?

Why robots will be granted a license to kill, in Japan and everywhere else | The Japan Times

This outstanding article is current the most-read from the Japan Times. It’s a must-read.

via Why robots will be granted a license to kill, in Japan and everywhere else | The Japan Times.

The article looks at the ethics of robotics, especially giving robots the license to kill.

Of course, Japan is the World’s leading producer of robotics. One wonders if robotics will perhaps change the geo-political landscape?

Thoughts?