This program focuses on the economics of and examples of autocracy. It looks at the end use of power and discusses the pillars of power, populism, polarization, and post-truths.
Today, there appears to be an increasing number of autocrats and political leaders who rule solely for their own interests. From N. Korea to Iran, Saudi, and Latin America, we are seeing some flagrant abuses of power and instances of how absolute power corrupts. Our experts focus on how authoritarians exercise and abuse their power shaping world events and not for the better.
The Biden administration has announced that by 2030 50% of all vehicles sold in the U.S. will be electric. That’s a heavy lift, since last year only 5.8% of vehicles sold were electric. In this program, we discuss whether this ambitious goal is attainable.
Joining Host Vince Poscente are: Michael Ungar, Ph.D., The Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Andrew Nevin, Ph.D., Advisory Partner, Chief Economist, PwC, Nigeria, scientist and an economist who brings a different perspective to the definition.
AI puzzles many. What is it, how does it work, and will it lead to robots taking over the world? AI makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs and perform human-like tasks.
AI has been around for a while. From Alexa to other voice-activated technology, we’ve become used to it. A more recent addition to AI, ChatGPT, has taken over the tech conversation about AI.
Much is happening there that merits a deeper look. Reforms, that could not have been imagined over a decade ago, like allowing women to drive, and travel without a male guardian are now accepted.