Economics

Data Driven Economics of AI

Did We Just Replace a Human with AI?

In this DataPoint, I examine whether or not the new AI voice over tech really replaced a human or did it open up new creative options instead?

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AI Economics of AI

Economics of Innovation, Automation, Safety Nets & Universal Basic Income

Lex Fridman interviews Paul Krugman in the latest episode of his podcast. Paul Krugman is a Nobel Prize winner in economics, professor at CUNY, and columnist at the New York Times. His academic work centers around international economics, economic geography, liquidity traps, and currency crises. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. OUTLINE: […]

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JPMorgan CIO Says AI Holds Promise for Helping People Save
AI FinTech

JPMorgan CIO Says AI Holds Promise for Helping People Save

JPMorgan is using AI in various parts of its business, including client services. Here’s a great article in the Wall Street Journal about how AI can help people save money and maybe address some socio-economic issues. The bank is also using AI to automate repetitive and mundane tasks. A machine-learning model ingests all of the […]

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Blockchain Cryptocurrency

Korea’s Rising Crypto Generation

Cointelegraph examines how the blockchain industry is blossoming in South Korea, which has become the world’s third-largest crypto economy. Rising from the ashes of the last speculative frenzy, a new generation of Korean entrepreneurs are investing in real use cases and building the future of crypto.

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The economics of Artificial Intelligence today
AI Economics of AI

Economics of AI Today

Wide deployment of AI systems will up end the labor market and economy in ways we can barely yet imagine. Think of what someone from 1919 would think of Amazon, Facebook, or convenience stores. Economists have been studying the relationship between technological change, productivity, and employment for a few centuries now. Naturally, the rise of […]

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AI Economics of AI

Alibaba’s Shows Off AI in the Hotel of the Future

From CNBC International: Imagine skipping hotel check-in and walking straight to your room with a scan of your face. This could soon become a reality at many hotels in China and around the world. CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi experiences what the hotel of the future may look like and Alibaba’s ambitious plans for the sector. You […]

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Mathematics

Game Theory and Oligopoly

Here’s a great explanation of game theory in economics.

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AI Economics of AI

The Thinking Economy and the Future of Labor

Here’s an interesting video from the Crowd, Cloud and the Future of Work event put on by  Microsoft Research about human/AI partnership and the future of labor.

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AI Economics of AI Natural Language Processing

Will Call Center Jobs Disappear?

Bloomberg explores the very real digital disruption happening in the call center industry. This video explores a call center in the Dominican Republic, where Laura Morales is designing chatbots to respond to customer service requests. Morales, a former call center agent herself, has benefited from her new job that is better paid and higher skilled […]

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Blockchain Cryptocurrency

George Gilder on Why Blockchain is the Future

George Gilder, author of Life After Google, argues that bitcoin and blockchain technology is revolutionizing the Internet. In this video, sit down with Peter Robinson to discuss technology, cloud computing, big data, and the growing role of blockchain in innovating new technologies. From the description: Gilder argues that cloud computing, while it was the hot […]

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