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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

Tech & Society The Pandemic

Lessons Learned or Post-Covid Amnesia?

The past 12 months have tested us to a near biblical degree. We’ll spend the rest of eternity unpacking its lessons. The risk lies in forgetting everything we’ve learned.   More

Cryptocurrency Tech & Society

Techonomy Auctions Video of Zuckerberg “Fake News” Denial as NFT

We’ve met the rise of NFTs with a mixture of astonishment, skepticism and curiosity. But we also realized that we can make meaningful contributions to the NFT conversation.   More

Global Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

What is Unity in a Digital Era?

How can we come together? That is the question of our era. It applies across domains, across cultures, across the world. Our planet and our society have proven themselves more fragile than we believed, and the past year has proven that things can get very very bad, very quickly. Meanwhile, 2020 also proved, decisively, that […]   More

Business Tech & Society The Pandemic

A Practical Guide to Networking in the New Normal

Virtual connections can be hard to maintain and networking can feel almost impossible in our new digital world, but with these pieces of advice, you can make it work for you.   More

Artificial Intelligence Tech & Society

Why “Othering” AI Keeps Us From Understanding It

AI is not coming to get us. It’s already here and adding real value to our daily lives. Deployed with vision and foresight, robotics and machine-learning has the promise to make us more human in many respects, both in our lives and at our jobs.   More

E-Commerce Finance Tech & Society

Why GameStop Was the Wrong Company to Lionize

The GameStop saga is more than a David/Goliath saga of Redditors versus Wall Streeters. It’s the story of reality versus the both of them.   More

Analytics & Data Security & Privacy Tech & Society

Saving our Souls in the Digital Age

As faith moves online, religious belief is ripe for exploitation by the technological gods of the 21st century. Let us pray that law and regulation around the world will be up to the task.   More

Finance Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Stock Trading Is Just the Latest Thing Social Media Has Broken

Techonomy hosted a session on “Reddit, Robinhood, and Wall Street,” which might seem unrelated to its regular coverage of how social media fanned the flames that led to the Capitol insurrection. But the imposition of a temporary circuit breaker to limit trading in GameStop by Robinhood stems from the same roots as Twitter and Facebook’s “In Case […]   More

Innovation Tech & Society The Pandemic

Cleanliness is Next to Techieness at CES 2021

Walking through the all-digital CES proved there’s an awful lot of new tech that aims to keep us safer and more hygienic as we emerge from the pandemic. Here are just a few of the products showcasing tech-infused cleanliness.   More

Media & Marketing Tech & Society

In 2021 Digital Communities Will Deepen–and Even Blend

Discord, Substack, Patreon, and the metaverse are just the tip of the community iceberg.   More

Government Tech & Society The Pandemic

Techonomy’s Topic of the Year: The Digital Divide. We’ve Got to Fix It.

The pandemic threw the digital divide into stark relief. In these sessions, you'll hear from leading experts on the many consequences of unequal access to broadband and strategies we can employ to fix this scandal.   More

Global Tech Tech & Society The Pandemic

The Year the World Finally Became Techonomic

Zooming from home, tech stock insanity, ceaseless digital transformation and even a new cyberwar–in 2020 tech finally landed decisively at the center of modern life. The world is forever altered.   More

Innovation Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Big Thinkers Assess 2020 and Look Ahead

What a long strange year it’s been. What did we learn in 2020? What warning signs are flashing? And what can we expect in 2021 for the U.S., business, tech, and all of us as citizens and people?   More

Learning Tech & Society The Pandemic

What did you learn in the pandemic?

2020 made us question a lot of assumptions. Here are a few tenets 2020 shattered and rearranged.   More

Tech & Society Techonomy Events The Pandemic

David Agus at Health+Wealth: All Three Vaccines Keep Everyone Out of Hospital

Dr. David Agus, a USC medical school and engineering school leader, has been immersed in fighting the pandemic since January. At the Health+Wealth of America conference on Tuesday December 1, he showed enormous enthusiasm about all three of the new vaccines that are approaching approval. He told the audience that aside from their impressive efficacy […]   More

Design Food Tech & Society The Pandemic

The Thriving Do-Not-Touch Economy

“Do Not Touch” is this year’s revenue battle cry. Proximity sensing, voice, NFC, 5G, sensors, and the cloud are just some of the enabling technologies that make it all possible.   More

Democracy Healthcare Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

How Can the US Accelerate Progress?

America’s current travails are obvious. It’s been an awful year. How can we accelerate progress from here? What will need to be the role of business, government, tech, and of civil society, if we are to move forward as a country?   More

Mobile Tech & Society

The Cell Phone’s Father Speaks Out

Martin Cooper is universally celebrated as the father of the modern cell phone. His new memoir is a manifesto that addresses the innate need for people to communicate–past, present and future.   More

Innovation Media & Marketing Tech & Society

Will Zoom Be Your New Happy Place? For Everything?

With 300 million daily participant meetings, Zoom now aims to move from being just a video conference solution to become a digital ecosystem, "delivering happiness."   More