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Democracy Energy & Green Tech Media & Marketing Sustainable Development Goals

You Can’t Beat Climate Change Without Tackling Disinformation

Over more than a century, PR firms built and fine-tuned a machine to deceive the public. (From the Covering Climate Now series.)   More

Global Tech Media & Marketing Net Giants

Frances Haugen: I’ve Come Not to Bury Facebook, But to Save It

A change in leadership, employees with backgrounds in humanities, and a switch so a "slower, smaller" approach – this whistleblower darling is on a crusade to save lives by saving Facebook.   More

Media & Marketing Net Giants Tech & Society

The Name Facebook Needs to Change: Zuckerberg

Facebook is reported to be considering a name change. But its image will not be remedied by anything other than fundamental reforms.   More

Global Tech Media & Marketing Net Giants Tech & Society

Facebook’s Tragic Obsession With Image

Facebook executives and its all-powerful CEO feel so self-righteous that they dismiss all criticism outright, including this week. It’s tragic, but it’s possible to explain.   More

Government Media & Marketing Net Giants

New Taxes Could Help Manage Big Tech

We have to find ways to level the playing field or this small group of vastly-powerful companies will continue to amass disproportionate wealth even as they wreak social havoc. Without major systemic changes society will remain the victim of their ever-growing power.   More

Media & Marketing Net Giants Society Tech Addiction

Instagram for Kids: Doomed from the Start

Will Facebook continue wading into the quagmire of children’s digital content or double down on the next generation gold rush – the metaverse?   More

Global Tech Media & Marketing Net Giants Tech & Society

Outlaw? Pariah? Renegade Empire? Digesting the WSJ Series About Facebook

How can one company make so many mistakes? An astonishing reportorial coup by the Wall Street Journal is rattling Zuckerberg's empire.   More

Education Media & Marketing Policy Tech Addiction

Spiritual Opium: China Limits Kids’ Online Gaming Time

Chinese officials unveiled tough new limits on the amount of time its young people can spend playing video games, calling them “opium for the mind.“  Let the experiment begin.   More

Business Media & Marketing Tech & Society The Future of Work

Zoom Wants to Be the Center of Your Universe. What Could Go Wrong?

Apps are likely to end up a great way to take rigidity and sameness out of Zoom meetings.  But for the moment, to have better meetings you need fewer tools, not more.   More

Leadership Media & Marketing Member Insights

Best One in the Zoom: A Practical Guide

TV anchor and coach Jane Hanson told Techonomy members at a special zoom-skills workshop: wear color, elevate your energy, pause...and much more.   More

Arts & Culture Media & Marketing Tech & Society

Niantic Calls the Current Metaverse Dystopian

CEO John Hanke made waves this week by saying we should concentrate on building a better reality, not sleeker alternative ones.   More

Media & Marketing Net Giants Space

What the Moon and the Metaverse Have in Common

Branson Bezos Musk

Uncharted territory. The lure of the unknown. And just like with the explorers of yore, the course of history will inevitably be altered by greed, motive, and human error.   More

Media & Marketing Tech & Society The Pandemic

An Ode to the Business Card

The death of the business card may be inevitable. But it has an awful lot of cultural, historical, business, and even creative significance.   More

Community Insights Global Tech Media & Marketing

Kids have Kickstarted the Metaverse

Today’s children carry the world in their pockets. The metaverse gives them the agency to build and shape that world.   More

Analytics & Data Media & Marketing Partner Insights

How the Experience Is Delivered *Is* the Experience

Achieving a consistent, predictable, satisfying ongoing experience for customers requires orchestrating more elements than most leaders recognize.   More

E-Commerce Media & Marketing The Pandemic

Beauty Goes Digital–Offline and On

Despite face masks, beauty products sold beautifully during the pandemic. And the industry furthered its pivot to digital, not only online but in stores. Virtual lipstick try-on, anyone?   More

Business Media & Marketing

AOL and Yahoo: More Media Lives than the Kardashians

Can a private equity firm do better than a telecom as an owner? Don’t throw out your AOL or Yahoo email addresses just yet.   More

Arts & Culture Media & Marketing Net Giants

Can Facebook Break the Sound Barrier?

Facebook this week announced a sweeping audio-forward campaign. In a rare interview with a journalist, Zuckerberg elaborated on Facebook’s ambitious plans.   More

Media & Marketing Tech & Society The Pandemic

Perfecting the Art of the Virtual (Meeting)

Columnist Raskin has become, during Covid, a curator of the exploding field of event technologies. Here are some innovative ones. Join her own event to learn more.   More

Arts & Culture Cryptocurrency Media & Marketing

Can Tech Help Creatives Earn a Decent Living

The creative industry – art, music, the theatre – was hit hard by the pandemic. Can new tech help them finally get recognized for what they're worth?   More