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Artificial Intelligence Inclusion Tech & Society

Is AI Male?

Diversity of all kinds--not just women but people of color and from various national origins--must be incorporated in the AI workforce. That will improve the quality and value of the software.   More

Business Government

The New Industrial-Military Complex

Business is ahead of government in creating new technologies that can serve as weapons. Employees at Google, Amazon and Microsoft are boldly -- and publicly -- opposing the strategies.   More

Leadership Partner Insights Tech & Society

Microsoft President Brad Smith, on Rethinking a Tech Company’s Role

Microsoft's top lawyer recently co-authored a book, and shared insights with Techonomy on tech, how Cambridge Analytica changed Washington, and other topics.   More

Innovation

These Female Entrepreneurs Grew Opportunity – in Soil

One-third of the world’s arable land has been lost to erosion or pollution. Two Stanford-trained entrepreneurs have developed a tech-centered potential solution.   More

Global Tech Government Opinion

Tech’s Challenge for the 20s: The Baby and the Bathwater

This decade we'll have to take stock of how far tech got off track in the last decade. Will we undermine all the good things tech can do in our efforts to stop its evils? Only a new partnership across society is likely to avoid that.   More

Global Tech Opinion

Big Tech and Media in 2020: What to Expect

Here are four trends to watch for in the coming year--regulation comes to big tech, FANG stocks peak, traditional media's swan song, and CEOs continue their exodus.   More

Bio & Life Sciences

Rapid DNA Testing Will Improve Victim Identification

Innovative DNA technology is changing how federal agencies identify victims of mass casualty events and fight human trafficking. Already, the technology has been used in the recent California wildfires.   More

Security & Privacy Tech & Society

WhatsApp is a Threat to Society. Here’s How to Fix It.

More than 1.5 billion people use WhatsApp, and the platform's astonishing scale and speed have become vehicles for dangerous ammunition.   More

Innovation Tech & Society

Could Gaming Change the World?

Online gaming is not only a much bigger and more important industry than most people recognize. It's also, say some experts, a pathway that will enable society to evolve and transform.   More

Cities From the Magazine Transportation

Globally, Scooters are Crashing Into Cities

The ubiquitous scooters may eventually fulfill their promise. But for now, they're hitting bumps on urban streets around the world.   More

Artificial Intelligence

In Robotics, We Must Prevent Autonomous Weapons

AI technologies are developing so rapidly that capabilities once limited to highly engineered systems are now available to anyone with a household toolbox and some computer experience. We must manage the risks.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

For a Clear Read on Our Health, Look to Proteomics

Genomics is often touted for its potential to improve healthcare, but there’s another emerging field that’s more likely to have a positive impact on patients’ lives: proteomics. Here are some key things to know.   More

Business The Future of Work

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay. Employers, Get Ready.

Nearly 45 million Americans work in the gig economy--and who they are may surprise you. To stay competitive in today's talent war, there are some specific things organizations must do.   More

Business Inclusion Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

How Women Can Win in the Age of AI

Preparing women to succeed in the age of AI must be a global priority as we work towards one key United Nations Sustainable Development Goal: to achieve gender equality, and empower women and girls.   More

Healthcare Innovation

What’s Next in Healthcare Innovation

Digital health has the potential to make each patient’s interactions with healthcare providers more productive and engaging. That was the gist of a Techonomy 2019 session about innovation in healthcare.   More

Food Inclusion Innovation

This Woman Entrepreneur Gives Farmers Information –to Grow

Here's the story of Martha Montoya, a Colombia-born entrepreneur who is driving positive change in the agtech industry.   More

Techonomy Events

Techonomy 2019 – Can We Find a Way Not to Worry?

Here are some of the key takeaways and things we learned from our recent treat in Half Moon Bay, Calif.   More

Video

Techonomy 2019 Full Webcast

While we work hard to edit the Techonomy 2019 videos, you can watch the livestream here. Sunday Afternoon: Monday Morning: Monday Afternoon: Tuesday Morning:   More

Techonomy Events

Welcome to Techonomy 2019

Techonomy's founder and editor-in-chief outlines what to expect in the days ahead as diverse leaders from business, tech, government, politics and philanthropy discuss some of the biggest issues of our time.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Techonomy Events

Carbon Neutral Isn’t Enough

Reducing emissions of global warming gasses is critical. We also need to build a world economy that’s carbon negative. And there are many ways to suck up CO2. An article produced in tandem with Techonomy 2019.   More