Ethics + Responsibility

ChatGPT Makes Your Head Spin, But At Least Explains Why

Few tech developments ever have had the sudden impact of the ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence chat software, released last week. For many, using it had the quality of experiencing a transition into a new era...

Seven Ways to Include Biodiversity in Economic Choices

Guy Dauncey’s Big Solutions: The COP15 biodiversity conference in Montreal has ambitious goals. Here’s how we could embed these goals into our economies.

Understanding Tech’s Unexpected Season of Layoffs

In an economy that’s regaining momentum, the tech sector is the outlier, losing jobs faster than socks lose their mates in the dryer. So how does this economic uptick reconcile with the tumult in tech?

AI Startup NWO.ai Helps Ukraine Combat Russian Disinfo

NWO.ai was designed to spot emerging trends online. But its ability to discern things like emotional manipulation and disinformation tactics enabled the software to become an effective weapon in Ukraine’s war against Russian invaders.

My Epiphanies at a Climate Innovation Breakfast

As the internet industry implodes, a session helped me realize that a newly-forming climate industry will replace it. Climate tech and climate-conscious companies will become the leading force in business and markets, a new force...

It’s a Wrap: 9 Ways GE Put Words Into Action at COP27

We are in a critical decade of action that will support the energy transition to drive decarbonization. More than 100 heads of state and over 35,000 participants came together in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, for two...

Can the U.S. and Europe Agree on Rules for AI?

As EU and U.S. leaders meet in Washington at a joint Trade and Technology Council, there is great need for a proposed “transatlantic accord on artificial intelligence.” But the two sides have differing agendas, and...

Climate Tech, Compassion, and the Innovation Crucible: Highlights of TE22

Our recent three-day excursion into the future of innovation at TE22 brought together concerns about democracy, a semi-obsession with global warming, confusion about the metaverse, and predictions of an AI/robotic society. But we found general...

Larry Brilliant at TE22: Global Warming Drives Health Threats

At Techonomy 22, noted philanthropist and public health expert pulled no punches as he weighed in on the Covid-19 response, the dangers of global warming, and more.

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