Business + Innovation

2.9 Billion Reasons to Worry

More than one-third of the world’s population is still not connected to the internet. It’s a global scandal and a growing crisis. The International Telecommunication Union convened governments, NGOs, and businesses in Kigali, Rwanda for...

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

Meet the Startups: ReSpo.Vision – Can You Bring Every Sports Event Into VR?

ReSpo.Vision, the startup out of Poland, is making waves in the sports data industry. Through computer vision and machine learning algorithms using only a single camera, it creates immersive VR and AR visualizations.

UN Aims for Climate-Conscious Digital World

The new Action Plan from the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability aims to “embed sustainability in all aspects of digitalization." Those of us who believe in the power of digital transformation need to get involved.

Sheryl Sandberg’s Complicated Legacy

Sandberg will be remembered as the Wendy to Peter Pan and the Lost Boys. Her legacy also includes blame for how Facebook amplified divisiveness in humankind. That is a heavy burden.

To Accelerate Decarbonization, Adopt a System-of-Systems Approach

Leaders must disrupt the core systems that underpin modern life: energy, mobility, industrials, food, and more. Catalyzing exponential systems changes is perhaps our last, best hope for fighting climate change.

Meet the Startups: VRGlass is Making Metaverses, Web 3.0-Style

VRGlass offers immersive software and content that enables companies to create 3D environments within minutes.

Inside the Climate Conversation at Davos

The climate crisis and climate action were, finally, prominent themes at this week’s World Economic Forum. We hosted two Techonomy Climate sessions with leaders from Microsoft, Salesforce, Wipro, Carbon Capture, Heliogen, and Normative. Here’s what...

Meet the Startups: Cerebri.AI: Understanding Customers with Speed and Scale

CEO Jean Belanger spoke with Techonomy about the most important things companies need to understand about their customers and why AI is so helpful in data engineering.

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