Nominal Interest: Semester 1 Finale

Priyanka Banerjee


June 2nd, 2016

Catch up on the last episode for Semester 1, for a peek into the future of AI and a magical discussion of economics and fantasy.

In our last episode for the semester, the Nominal Interest panel featured our regulars Tom Crowley, Priyanka Banerjee and Sam O’Connor, plus two new panellists, Asanga Seneviratne and Jasmin Manetta. The discussion took a philosophical turn last week, as the panel chatted all things Artificial Intelligence and what the implications might be, ethical and economic. Of course, it wouldn’t be a semester finale without a special touch – or rather, a magical one – as the panel talked about Harry Potter and how economics weaves into fantasy (other than our ideals of perfect competition).

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