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Net Giants Tech & Society

Facebook’s New Face: Dishonesty

A book and numerous other recent accounts point to a new chink in Facebook’s armor: overwhelming evidence it can’t be trusted. Could that help force reform?   More

Global Tech Net Giants Tech & Society

Why Zuckerberg Is Not Worthy

Here’s why the CEO and Facebook should not be a model for leaders determined to do right by all stakeholders. At Techonomy we’ve been thinking about that as we work to compile a list of “Worthy” tech companies.   More

Democracy Net Giants Tech & Society

The Confusing World of Gen-Z Twitch Politics

The gaming and Esports social platform is entering the field of politics. Gen-Z gamers with huge followings are now savvy pundits. Amazon owns the company and its influence remains to be seen. Keep an eye on Twitch.   More

Analytics & Data Tech & Society

Now that we can measure everything, do you feel you’re not measuring up?

First it was steps, then sleep, but now tech is measuring what you say, how you say it, and whether or not people like it. It all has dystopian impact.   More

Business Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Balancing Profits and Purpose: Can It Be Done?

Companies are increasingly asserting a new stakeholder mindset that includes factoring in employees, customers, and community. Corporate veterans and a pragmatic investor squared off over the tradeoffs of profits and purpose.   More

Government Net Giants Policy Tech & Society

Breaking Up (Companies) is Hard to Do–But It Can Happen

AT&T was broken up in the 80’s. That same year, a giant antitrust suit against IBM was dropped. But both companies broke into parts. The past can instruct the present.   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

Analytics & Data Partner Insights Tech & Society

Creating Societal Change Through Digital Transformation

Just when modern, successful companies are aiming to bring the head and the heart together, a path has emerged that makes it more possible. Digital transformation can play a big role in the fight against social injustice.   More

Business Innovation Tech & Society

Why Cloud is the Center of Gravity for Enterprise Software

Techonomy is undertaking a major project to identify and honor cutting-edge cloud companies.   More

Food Innovation Tech & Society The Pandemic

How Cold and Impersonal Should Grocery Shopping Get?

Tech companies are moving quickly towards grab and go shopping. But as clerks disappear, do we really want to lose the human touch as we do our rounds?   More

Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

I’ll Miss Bill and Melinda

Never underestimate the woman who marries a geek.   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

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