Prize-winning coder itching to use AI for early cancer diagnosis, but Hong Kong hospitals stuck in digital dark ages

Instead of following his dream and pursuing a career as a programmer, Scotty Kwok Chun-ho, like many of his Hong Kong peers who graduated from computer science courses in the early 2000s, joined the banking industry and worked in an IT department. The dotcom bubble had just burst – and many promising opportunities had evaporated. Despite earning a stable salary and the cachet of working for big banks, he never gave up his interest in coding and building software to solve social problems….

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