PODCAST: A fintech special on Devils and Details -- the machine learning revolution coming to markets

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On this week’s episode of our markets and economics podcast Devils and Details, we’ve got a special focus on financial technology, or as it’s known, fintech.

Our guest is Chris Robertson, a career investment manager now working on a range of fintech projects in Sydney.

One of his startups involves using machine learning to make decisions on stocks. Best of all, part of the underlying code base is borrowed from the same software used in Russian heat-seeking missiles.

Yes, heat-seeking missiles.

Technology is driving significant changes in the financial sector in all sorts of ways. For anyone who is either currently in a career in financial services or considering going into the sector, this will be one of the defining themes in the industry over the coming decade.

You can find the show on iTunes, where you can subscribe, rate us, or leave a review. Or you can listen in below. Enjoy!

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