Eleni Natsi
Eleni Natsi
Contributor, The Yuan

Eleni Natsi is a journalist focused on the transformative impact of AI on modern societies. She is a firm believer in an interdisciplinary approach in AI which will help solve complex problems and spur critical thinking about its social implications.

Advantis Medical Imaging fuels innovation to redefine healthcare with AI
Brain science
The Yuan recently spoke with Zoi Giavri, co-founder, president and chief product officer of leading medical software developer Advantis Medical Imaging to talk advances in healthcare. Eleni Natsi, a journalist focused on the transformative impact of AI, lets us in on their tête-à-tête.
Eleni Natsi  |  Apr 18, 2024
AI is poised to bestow digital immortality
New era
The pursuit of immortality dates back thousands of years. Physical immortality remains out of reach, but in this age of AI digital immortality is inching closer to reality, argues Eleni Natsi, a journalist focused on the transformative impact of AI.
Eleni Natsi  |  Apr 12, 2023
Web 3.0 promises a democratic, decentralized future
New era
In a future dominated by full automation, will the world be ready for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ that will have a colossal, historical impact on the social contract in capitalist societies? The Yuan talked with Dr George Zarkadakis, Chief Innovation Officer at Syndesis Health (1) and author of ‘In Our Own Image: Will Artificial Intelligence Save us or Destroy Us?’ (Rider Books) (2) and ‘Cyber Republic: reinventing democracy in the age of intelligent machines’ (MIT Press) (3), to find out about democratizing the AI economy to smoothly transition to a future where wealth comes mostly from capital and know-how, not labor.
Eleni Natsi  |  Nov 23, 2022
AI brings psychiatry into the 21st century
AI is disrupting many different industries and redefining what is possible, and psychiatry is no exception. Journalist and AI expert Eleni Natsi examines which aspects of mental healthcare are undergoing the most change, how these changes are taking place, and what this means for the treatment of mental health disorders going forward.
Eleni Natsi  |  Nov 03, 2022
The era of the augmented human: artificial intelligence in brain-computer interfaces
Brain science
Brain-computer interface technology has developed swiftly in recent years and holds great promise in treating a wide variety of neurological disorders. Several hurdles must still be overcome before its wide implementation in medicine, but other related, non-medical, non-invasive applications for cars and personal electronic devices may become a part of daily life even sooner.
Eleni Natsi  |  Aug 31, 2022
Brave new world: Humanoid robots redefine healthcare
New era
The world has come a long way over the past two decades, with the idea of robots providing healthcare transforming from a sci-fi fantasy to reality. As the world’s population keeps aging, with the shortage of nurses and other key medical personnel showing little sign of abating, robots are set to loom larger in healthcare delivery. Amid concerns robots might take human jobs away, what steps should be taken to maximize benefits and minimize disruptions?
Eleni Natsi  |  Jul 15, 2022
In-silico medicine: a new paradigm in modern healthcare emerges in Greece
The Yuan recently spoke with Dr Georgios S. Stamatakos, father of in-silico medicine, research professor at the National Technical University of Athens, and director of the In-Silico Oncology and In-Silico Medicine Group of ICCS-SECE-NTUA, to find out about this fascinating scientific field.
Eleni Natsi  |  Jul 02, 2022
Trikala, Greece’s First Digital City
Trikala houses 81,000 inhabitants in Greece’s agricultural heartland and at first glance would appear to be an unlikely candidate for a leading smart city. But the city, located in the Thessaly plains of central Greece, continues to evolve into one of the world’s top smart cities.
Eleni Natsi  |  Feb 23, 2022
Greek AI National Strategy: Fostering Innovation with an Eye on the Future
Dr Aimilios Chalamandaris, a member of the National Council for Research and Innovation of Greece, reveals the development of his nation’s data policy in parallel with the country’s national artificial intelligence strategy.
Eleni Natsi  |  Jan 13, 2022
Pfizer Chief Maps Out Digital Strategy to Enlist AI in Drug Development
Nico Gariboldi, Site Lead of the Pfizer Center for Digital Innovation, talks to The Yuan about the activities, partnerships, and central role in implementing Pfizer’s digital strategy.
Eleni Natsi  |  Dec 13, 2021
Myth Turns into Reality in Greece’s AI Terrain
Dr George Giannakopoulos sheds light on the artificial intelligence landscape in Greece and the challenges Greek companies face in adopting AI.
Eleni Natsi  |  Nov 01, 2021