In their final episode of Season 2, Youngme, Felix, and Mihir count down the top stories they'll be keeping an eye on over the summer. A note for listeners: After a summer hiatus, After Hours will return for Season 3 in the fall.
Mailbag Episode: Questions from Listeners
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir answer questions from listeners and end up discussing everything from the U.S.-China trade dispute to Disney, CVS Health, short-termism, and how to express an opinion persuasively.
Should Vaping Among Teens Be Banned? And the Promise of Precision Medicine
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate whether the FDA should crack down on teen vaping. They then discuss whether the promise of precision medicine is real or hype.
Facial Recognition Fears and Rihanna + LVMH
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate the pros and cons associated with the increased use of facial recognition technology and whether San Francisco's ban on such technology makes sense. They then discuss whether Rihanna represents the future of the world's largest luxury conglomerate, LVMH.
Debating the Sackler Family Role in the Opioid Crisis, and Using AI Bots to Conduct Job Interviews
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether pharmaceutical players like the Sackler family members should be held accountable for the current opioid crisis. They then debate the growing reliance on artificial intelligence bots by human resource departments in the job screening process.