From the Magazine Learning Society

Will We Own AIs, or Will They Own Us?

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) promises a technology revolution, but like most major innovations these days it is misunderstood. Some of its real risks to society and to the privacy and autonomy of our daily lives are practically undiscussed. (Originally from Techonomy Magazine)   More

Sponsored Content

CES Health Summit: Digital Health to Put Power in Patients’ Hands

While the Digital Health Summit at CES painted a promising picture for digital medicine, it also highlighted the cultural, structural and behavioral barriers to achieving the vision. Our coverage is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.   More

Sustainable Development Goals Techonomy Events

Portraits: Thought Leaders in Support of U.N. Global Goals

The U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are the world's roadmap for progress. At Techonomy 2017 we asked speakers to choose one of the 17 goals. Here, each speaker explains why they care about that specific goal. The slideshow within is the first in our series on these supporters of the world-changing goals.    More

Bio & Life Sciences Innovation

India: A Wellspring of Untapped Genetic Knowledge

Now is a unique time in the history of world healthcare. We can sequence faster, and we can sequence at a lower cost. Indian genomic data will unlock more of life’s source code to benefit everyone.   More

Media & Marketing Partner Insights Q&A

High Dynamic Range Broadcasting Will Have More Impact Than 4K: Turner Head of Broadcast Technology

Most people can't tell the difference between today's high-definition TVs and 4K ones, but Bob Hesskamp says HDR will offer a more realistic picture across devices big and small. (Note: Turner is a Techonomy partner.)   More

Opinion Society

Why We Need More Techonomics
in 2018

Never in my adult lifetime has there been so much fear about what could go wrong. There are challenges, yes, but we are excited, not daunted by them.   More

Sponsored Content

CES to Showcase Advances in
Digital Health

A special summit at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas puts the spotlight on Digital Health. Our coverage of the CES Digital Health Summit is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.   More

From the Magazine Global Tech The Internet

Life on WeChat

WeChat is China's version of Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, and even Amazon all rolled up into one. What makes connected networking different in Asia? What can we learn about China and about the internet from the devoted users of WeChat?   More

Opinion Startup Culture The Internet

Mea Culpas, the Tech Backlash,
and You

The year ended in a flurry of heartfelt mea culpas and welcome I told you so ’s from tech industry veterans, a byproduct of the tech backlash that characterized the second half of 2017.
To which I say, apology accepted.  Now what?   More

Business Manufacturing Partner Insights

Resurgence of Hardware Driving Innovation Across the Enterprise

As the demands of the enterprise increase and software becomes more sophisticated, standard hardware cannot keep up, says Celestica's Jason Phillips. There is momentum around a new class of advanced hardware optimized for today’s complex enterprise environments. Note: Celestica is a Techonomy partner.   More

Analytics & Data Business Community Insights

Get Ready for the Semantic Web

At linked data-driven companies you will find it difficult to distinguish between “traditional” data workers and those in other functional areas who, at other companies, are less reliant on data.   More

Government Opinion Society

We Lost on Net Neutrality. We Have a Bigger Problem.

Concerned about the FCC's net neutrality ruling? Many of the very things neutrality advocates most feared are already happening on Google and Facebook. Where's the activism?   More

Business From the Magazine Society

Techonomy’s Top Stories of 2017

As the end of 2017 approaches, we look back at the themes that had the greatest impact—and promise to resonate next year and beyond. Through our print and online content, we explored the impact of emerging technologies on virtually every dimension of business and society.   More

Partner Insights Techonomy Events

Endless Opportunities with the Future of Retail

Retailers should not be cowed by the rise of Amazon, says Pitney Bowes' Lila Snyder. Rather, they should learn from Amazon's success to focus on customer experience and think creatively about new opportunities. (Note: Pitney Bowes is a Techonomy partner.)   More

E-Commerce

Last-Minute Techonomic Gift Guide

If you're still looking for the perfect holiday present for a tech-savvy friend or relative, this sixth annual Techonomy gift guide can help. Tools for home, travel, and even warming your hands with a battery charger are here, plus a novel take on record players – it spins itself around the LP, which just sits motionless on a table!   More

Techonomy Events

Program Chief Ross on Techonomy 2017: Glass-Half-Full Edition

After last week's look at the "We're Screwed" Techonomy, Program Chief Simone Ross considers the positive, forward-looking thoughts that came out of Techonomy 2017.   More

From the Magazine Innovation Startup Culture

Europe Lights the Tech Fuse

Europe is taking tech seriously, from the EU on down. Startups are skyrocketing, with entrepreneurs emerging from disparate sectors. Established companies across the continent are paying attention, and France under Macron is notably a champion of investment and innovation.   More

Healthcare Innovation Partner Insights

A New Goal for Health: Seamless Care

As the healthcare industry moves away from "sick care" to prevention and healthy living, a new level of collaboration between health systems is needed, says Philips North America CEO. (Note: Philips is a Techonomy partner.)   More

Business Government Techonomy Events Video

Former Sec. of Commerce Penny Pritzker: Tech & Government Must Work Together

Penny Pritzker was U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the Obama administration from 2013 to 2017. She appeared onstage with Beth Comstock at Techonomy 2017 and also chatted with us on tech leadership and much more.   More

Business Society Sustainable Development Goals

Turning Techonomy’s Work Toward Global Progress

For 2018 Techonomy turns its attention towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 (SDGs). We will explore how tech can advance the goals and the business case for action. Making the world better may generate $12 trillion in new business and 380 million new jobs.   More