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NFTs: Sh**t Show or Shift to A New Kind of Commerce?

NFTs are being touted as the cure for just about everything that can ail us. Not since the Internet itself has a single concept opened up so much opportunity, speculation and conversely, trepidation.   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

Analytics & Data Community Insights Tech & Society

Digital Humanism for Life in the Cloud

Driven by love of people and planet, digital humanism is urgently needed as a counterweight to what will otherwise be an inevitable digital colonization driven by profit.   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

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

Can We Make Fashion Truly Sustainable?

The future of sustainable fashion is exciting. But the most responsible thing anyone can do is not buy new clothes, says our teenage correspondent.   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

Healthcare Tech & Society The Future of Work

The Shrink in Your Pocket Will See You Now

Mental Health Apps

We are a nation on the verge of a collective nervous breakdown. But are apps the answer?   More

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