Felix Salmon,
Fusion

Manu Saadia,
Trekonomics

What is the meaning of life if you do not have to strive and compete with others.”
Presentation title:

A Better World

About the video:
Manu Saadia—startup advisor and author of the forthcoming Trekonomics—speaks alongside Fusion Editor Felix Salmon to discuss the economics of Star Trek and what the commercial dynamics of a better world might look like.
About the speakers:

Felix Salmon is the award-winning senior editor at Fusion, and has been blogging since 1999. He previously worked as the finance blogger for Reuters and for Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including Wired, the New York Times, New York magazine, and Euromoney magazine.


Manu Saadia is the author of “Trekonomics,” a forthcoming book on the economics of Star Trek. He fell into science fiction and Star Trek fandom at the age of eight in Paris, where he was born and raised. Manu studied the history of science and economics in Paris and Chicago. After many years studying the past, he yielded to his childhood passion for the future. He embarked on a continuing mission to explore strange new worlds by boldly going where many have gone before: Los Angeles, CA. There, he advises— and occasionally builds—tech startups.