Events
Dinner with Mr. Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Co-Founding Director of ‘MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’ at the Sloan School of Management

Events

Dinner with Mr. Andrew McAfee,
Principal Research Scientist at MIT and
Co-Founding Director of ‘MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’
at the Sloan School of Management
December 12, 2019

 

On December 12, 2019, Mr. Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Co-Founding Director of ‘MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’ at the Sloan School of Management, addressed GRF and GRF Community members at a dinner. In his speech entitled “Digital Economy: Threats in Markets, Policy and Society”, Mr. McAfee examined the effects of technological innovation and AI from the perspectives of business, nations, and the environment. Pointing out that new technologies have contributed greatly to human progress and our shared pool of knowledge, Mr. McAfee stated his overall reasons to be optimistic about the future of AI and how it can best be utilized. Following his speech, Mr. McAfee answered the participants’ questions.