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If We Survive, Human Work Will Be Endless

Prevailing wisdom presumes robots will threaten human labor. But if we survive global extinction, we could emerge into a world of endless jobs, focused on art, health, and love.   More

Global Tech Innovation

China’s Pioneering Consumer Tech Businesses

The Chinese web has evolved beyond just copying Facebook, YouTube and Google, to innovating its own mobile-first digital platforms and ways of making money.   More

Community Insights Innovation Security & Privacy

3 Urgent Principles for Future-Proofing Infrastructure

Improving America’s physical and digital infrastructure must be treated as a matter of national security, writes Cisco’s former chairman and CEO.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Innovation

Money–Mankind’s Greatest Innovation

This story kicks off Techonomy's original series about the evolution of money.   More

Business Innovation

This App Helps Politics Make Sense

Meet a group of digital entrepreneurs whose product is helping boost civic literacy--a critical effort a time when one-third of Americans can't name a single branch of government.   More

E-Commerce Innovation Tech & Society

How to Understand China’s Social E-Commerce Giant

If you're interested in e-commerce, pay attention to rapidly-growing Pinduoduo--a Chinese fusion of elements that call to mind Costco, Disneyland, and QVC.   More

Community Insights Innovation Leadership

3 Transformation Lessons from a Chief Digital Officer

Our author explains why a successful digital strategy is about transforming the business’ core, at scale, and so much more.   More

Business Innovation Partner Insights

How Companies Can Close the Digital Maturity Gap

To stay competitive, organizations must simultaneously succeed in both the old analog world of linear processes—and the new world of dynamic, results-oriented collaboration.   More

Cities Government Innovation

Smart Cities Need Smart Mayors

Techonomy's CEO recently met with the mayors of two big U.S. cities to discuss how technology can help drive inclusive growth. Here are some takeaways from those conversations.   More

Cities Innovation Net Giants

How Microsoft is Tackling Homelessness in Seattle

Seattle’s economy is booming, thanks partly to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. Now, Microsoft is launching a program that may help alleviate the region's affordable housing crisis.   More

Artificial Intelligence From the Magazine Innovation

Where AI Creates Winners – and Losers

Smart companies obsess over how to leverage digital technology. But it also matters whether an industry faces growth or decline. Here’s a look at how some industries will fare in the age of artificial intelligence.   More

Innovation

Why Wall Street Undervalues Tesla

Tesla is much more than a car company—it’s a tech company. So why does Wall Street keep failing to correctly value the innovation that Tesla represents?   More

From the Magazine Innovation

This Innovation Turns Air into Water—and May Help Solve a Crisis

In many of the world’s parched coastal regions, animals and plants have learned how to capture water naturally found in air. This product aims to replicate that process.   More

Arts & Culture Innovation

Virtual Production Could Upend the Movie Industry

Over the last decade, the big story in Hollywood has been how streaming platforms have disrupted distribution. But in the next decade, the big story in Hollywood may well be how companies in gaming, visual effects (VFX), and tech industries, using virtual production (VP) tools powered by AI and cloud computing will disrupt content creation. […]   More

Innovation Partner Insights Society

Big Ideas, Little Learners

A new and detailed report from Omidyar Network explores the state of American innovation in early childhood and advocates more and better-focused spending. Few investments yield more societal benefit.   More

Articles We Like Energy & Green Tech Innovation

The “Green New Deal,” Pineapple Shoes, and Experiments to Dim the Sun

Articles worth reading about environmental technology and science.   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

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

Innovation Opinion Techonomy Events

Chinese Entrepreneurs Discard Silicon Valley’s Model

A unique combination of an enormous market, tenacious entrepreneurs and a gladiatorial environment has seen China catch up with the U.S. at an incredibly rapid and unexpected pace, says Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Beijing based Sinovation Ventures and founding president of Google China.   More

Community Insights Innovation

Esports and Live Culture: A Major New Movement

Livestreaming apps, like esports and HQ Trivia, are thriving thanks to advancements in technology. It is only the beginning.   More