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Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Why Studying Poop Promotes Public Health

Analyzing DNA in a community’s sewage could deliver important insights into the rise of antibiotic-resistance and drug-resistance by disease-causing germs.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

The Co-Evolution of Humans, Machines and Healthcare

We’re prepared to use technology in ways we can't conceptualize, or believe in our wildest dreams, we could use. Medical technology isn’t exempt.   More

Business Innovation Transportation

Inside the Race to Build the First Sustainable Supersonic Jet

Can a supersonic jet be made fit for travel at a time when the planet is endangered and commercial aviation is being required to seriously clean up its act?   More

Tech & Society The Internet

Craigslist Turns 25–Proof That a Democratic Internet Can Still Thrive

Craigslist has remained successful without giving up its values of anonymity, accessibility and transparency. The platform shows that some elements of the early web are worth holding onto.   More

CDX Innovation Leadership

Why Mindset Matters in Digital Transformation

Charles Schwab's chief digital officer shares what she's learned about driving innovation. It has as much to do with people as with tech.   More

Bio & Life Sciences

Should Your Genetic Data be Used Against You?

Federal protections against genetic discrimination left major loopholes. Florida is advancing a bill to offer stronger protections, so citizens can't have their genetic data used against them.   More

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Partner Insights

What an Instinctive Enterprise Can Learn from the Racetrack

How are business executives and Formula E drivers alike? They're inundated with large amounts of data, and must learn to translate that data into actionable insights.   More

Artificial Intelligence Partner Insights

Making Auto Racing a Decisionmaking Lab

Techonomy recently partnered with Genpact to discuss how Formula E racing informs data-driven innovation. Here are video excerpts.   More

Artificial Intelligence Davos 2020 Partner Insights Tech & Society

What is Tech’s Responsibility to Society?

Two amazing leaders–Microsoft's Brad Smith and investor and author Kai-Fu Lee–recently had a high-velocity conversation about tech's trajectory on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.   More

Net Giants Opinion Tech & Society

Zuckerberg Doesn’t Want to be Liked. That’s Scary.

Facebook has frightening power to determine what can and cannot be said in society and in politics. Yet its all-powerful unchallengeable leader is getting frustrated with his critics, and retreating further into self-righteous isolation.   More

Davos 2020 Healthcare Partner Insights

Why is Digital Healthcare Going So Slowly?

Many experts believe that digital healthcare systems and tools can provide an alternative to traditional care, as well as help people stay healthier and get treatment when necessary. But global health systems aren’t moving fast enough to take advantage of the technology.   More

Business Community Insights The Future of Work

Workers Want Real Corporate Social Responsibility. Not Greenwashing.

The emerging workforce is particularly discerning, and principled, so companies should carefully build credible social impact programs—and explain the rationale.   More

Davos 2020 Innovation Partner Insights

Companies Dive Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

As digital technology transforms society and empowers even the most seemingly minute stakeholder, one consequence is that every company becomes a consumer company. Only those organizations that embrace innovation – and tech—are likely to succeed.   More

Community Insights Opinion The Future of Work

Tech Boosts Corporate Profits. What’s It Doing for Workers?

Technology is expanding opportunities for many consumers, but it’s also raising dangerously complicated issues for workers. The author outlines specific things we must do to protect—and empower—people in the workplace.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Beyond the Genome: What’s Next in Clinical Testing

Genomic analysis may still be thought cutting-edge by most people and doctors. But scientists have moved beyond querying DNA to understand a range of new health data about us.   More

Davos 2020

Techonomy in Davos: Four Sessions & Many Epiphanies

Multidisciplinary dialog is why Techonomy exists, so no wonder we find Davos so stimulating and valuable. This year economic concerns were muted while climate ones were paramount. We curated four major sessions, working with Wipro. Watch them here.    More

Davos 2020 Partner Insights

Techonomy Davos 2020 Archive: Smith & Lee, Technologized Corporations, Andy McAfee, and Digital Healthcare

In Davos Techonomy partnered with Wipro on four meaty sessions, and reported from the scene in several videos. Watch the sessions here. All of them came out great!   More

Artificial Intelligence Inclusion Tech & Society

Is AI Male?

It is, until those creating and testing it are no longer just a bunch of guys. It would improve the software and contribute more to progress if the AI workforce reflected society, both in gender and all sorts of human diversity.   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