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Bio & Life Sciences Techonomy Events

We’re Close to Replacing the MRI with a Hat

How about replacing big, expensive MRI and other imaging equipment with a hat or a scarf? Mary Lou Jepsen showed the audience at Techonomy 2018 just how close it is to reality.   More

Business From the Magazine

Can Companies be ‘Good’?

Businesses are stepping into society's most contentious debates, raising the question: "What makes a good company good?" This has been one of the consistent themes throughout Techonomy 2018.   More

5G Mobile Partner Insights

5G and AI Promise to Make Our Smartphones Smart

The combination of 5G and AI will turn our mobile phones from passive devices to truly intelligent. But to do get there, they will need massive amounts of memory. Our partner, Micron, is developing the next-generation of chips.   More

From the Magazine Society

One Human Rights Campaign’s Social Media Struggles

My Stealthy Freedom is an Iranian women’s rights campaign against compulsory hijab laws. It is a thorn in the side of the Islamic Republic and has been the victim of sustained cyberattacks, hoaxes, misinformation and abuse for the past four years. The campaign relies on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube to reach its target audience and has faced different challenges with each social media outlet.   More

Manufacturing Techonomy Events

Re-Imagining the Roof

Standard Industries is bringing a tech start-up mentality to an industry that has long resisted change. They have a vision to turn every roof into a source of energy.   More

Society Techonomy Events

#MeToo Comes Out of the Shadows

As the tech industry’s issues with sexual harassment, workplace mistreatment, and abuse of power move into public view, employees are holding their companies accountable with displays of activism.   More

Government Techonomy Events

Can Government Learn to Fail Fast?

Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka fully acknowledges that tech and government do not mix well, yet she is determined to raise the bar. She's going to need everybody's help.   More

Techonomy Events

John Chambers Preaches the Gospel of Startups

In a talk at Techonomy 2018, John Chambers championed startups as the future of American business and called for a national tech policy to encourage entrepreneurship and bridge the growing digital divide.   More

Jobs Techonomy Events

This Company’s Mission: A (Software) Robot for Every Human

UiPath, one of the fastest-growing startups in history, has developed robotics process automation software to take the rote tasks away from people and give them to software.   More

Innovation Techonomy Events

Legacy Companies Look Outward to Find Innovation

Collaboration and partnership are the watchwords as two century-old companies, Johnson & Johnson and GE, are looking outside their walls to encourage innovation.   More

Manufacturing Sponsored Content

Energy from Every Roof? This Company Thinks So

Our partner, Standard Industries, which owns and operates the world’s largest roofing and waterproofing business through its operating companies GAF and BMI Group, hopes to both create a more sustainable world and transform itself in the process.   More

From the Magazine Partner Insights

Tech is Bridging the Gender Equality Gap

In recent years, companies have been increasingly focused on addressing the gender equity gap. It’s good business: executive-level gender diverse companies are, on average, more profitable. But the fact remains that as employees move from early management to senior leadership, the share of women decreases.   More

Partner Insights Security & Privacy

Identity is the Steam Engine of the Digital Economy.

We need to move into a world where consumers are in control of their information and can grant trusted institutions approval to exchange information with counterparties to complete a transaction. Our partner, Capital One, makes the case that banks are the right institution to help you manage your identity online.   More

Government Innovation Techonomy Events

White House Tech Advisor Focuses on Innovation

Michael Kratsios came to Techonomy2018 to show the administration's support for innovation. The audience of tech and business leaders was polite but skeptical.   More

Healthcare Techonomy Events

Daniel Kraft: ‘Sick-Care’ Could Finally Become Healthcare

In a wide-ranging look at how exponential technologies could change the face of healthcare, Daniel Kraft, Faculty Chair of Medicine and Neuroscience at Singularity University, told Techonomy 2018 attendees Sunday that personalized medicine is on our doorstep, from wearables to "printed" medications.   More

Security & Privacy Techonomy Events

WWW Inventor Wants to Take Back the Web

Kicking off the Techonomy 2018 conference Sunday in Half Moon Bay, Ca., Tim Berners-Lee shared his plan for how to “reset” the web and help users regain control from the corporate powers that have usurped it.   More

Partner Insights

Should We Let Blockchains Fix Our Complexity Problem?

The ability of companies to negotiate agreements has long since exceeded their ability to actually execute them, our partner, EY, contends. Until now. Smart contracts are a revolution for enterprises because they will allow the scalable execution of differentiated business agreements.   More

Jobs Sponsored Content

Companies Aim to Ease Workers into Automation

Workplace automation is poised to virtually eliminate rote office work. Our partner, UIPath, is among a small number of companies helping their customers use the technology both to improve productivity and create new opportunities for their employees. It’s good for their customers, good for employees, and good for them as it paves the road for increased adoption of their tools.   More

From the Magazine Government

Can the Government Keep Up with the Pace of Tech?

Emerging technologies are set to upend everything; U.S. lawmakers aren’t ready, and those in Silicon Valley aren’t helping.   More

Government Techonomy Events

How Trump’s Top Tech Advisor Aims to Keep the US Innovative

Michael Kratsios is leading President Trump's national tech policy. Techonomy’s Josh Kampel and David Kirkpatrick recently visited Washington to spend time with Kratsios. What are his priorities? How is the Trump administration thinking about tech and innovation?   More