Given for one instant an intelligence which could comprend all the forces by which nature is animated and the respective positions of the being which compose it, if morever this intelligence were vast enugh to submit this data to analysis to it nothing would be uncertain, and the future as the past would be present in its pages.
Pierre Simon de Laplace (1749-1827), Ouevres, Volume VIII, Theorie Analytique des Probabilities (1812-1820)
one can precisely predict diagnoses, a patient’s comparative health, and courses of treatment and prevention. But to whose benefit? And for what purpose? And is there a possibility of a massive intervention into personal privacy?