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Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Can Tech Make Us Happier IRL?

He founded Meetup to help people connect offline. Now he wants tech to find new ways to bring people together.   More

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Techonomy NYC: Down on Tech, but Upbeat About a Humanized Future

The big takeaway from this year's New York conference: Our approach to creating technology must change. It has to become more intentional, human-centered, and explicitly responsible.   More

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Video: The Techonomy Experience

Techonomy events are unlike any others. Check out this video of highlights from our flagship conference, including insights from John Chambers, Sir Tim Berners Lee, Emily Chang, and many more.   More

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Will Tech Unite or Divide? How Our NY Program Chose Us

When we prepped for our NY conference May 14-15, almost every speaker brought up something about being worried about tech. Nobody knows if we're headed towards enlightenment or dystopia. But it's become a main conference theme.   More

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Presidential Candidates, an NFL Player, and Some Unexpected Conversations

Two presidential candidates, an NFL wide receiver, and the CEO of a Google incubator all walk into...wait for it...Techonomy NYC.   More

Business Techonomy Events

Here’s Why I’m Excited About Techonomy NYC

At Techonomy we have a point of view. At our New York conference, we plan to suffuse you in it. Tech has gone off the rails, and every company and leader has to be thoughtful about why, and what can be done.   More

Business Techonomy Events

What to Expect at Techonomy NYC

At Techonomy NYC, everyone in the room could be onstage as a speaker. Our community includes edgy innovators from business, tech, and beyond, and our conferences are full of intense conversations about the most pressing issues of our era.   More

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At Techonomy 2018: Collaborating with YouTube Star Alex Aiono

Recording artist Alex Aiono, who built his career on social media, performed at Techonomy 2018 at the end of a long day. Then with the help of the assembled Techonomists he recorded an energetic mash-up of ‘We Will Rock You’ with his song ‘Her.’ Watch it here.   More

Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Our Theme for 2019: Collaborating for Responsible Growth

To operate successfully in this new era, we are all going to have to learn to collaborate more. The problems and opportunities faced by the world and the United States cannot be addressed by any sector or industry alone.   More

From the Magazine Tech & Society Techonomy Events

Facebook, China, and Ethical Tech: Key Techonomy Topics of 2018

Three major topics rose up repeatedly in Techonomy events and editorial in 2018: the fall of Facebook, the rise of China, and concerns about the negative impact of connected devices on our brains, the economy, and society. A look back.   More

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What We Learned at Our Conference in a Fraught Time

Techonomy 2018 took place during fraught times, but the learnings were many ab out how to remain optimistic about how tech and business can still drive progress. One central learning: collaboration is key, and more important than ever.   More

Tech & Society Tech Addiction Techonomy Events

Worries About Tech Addiction Pervaded Techonomy 2018

Concern about the impact of tech addiction on both individuals and broader society was a consistent theme of Techonomy 2018 earlier this month.   More

Artificial Intelligence Techonomy Events

NYC Designer Teams with AI to Create “Cyberpunk Couture”

Left brain, meet right brain. Fashion designer Joshua Mudgett brings cutting-edge technology to the design and execution of high fashion.   More

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Techonomy 2018: Full Conference on Video

Missed Techonomy 2018? Watch video of all the main stage speakers here. Most individual sessions are also available on our agenda page.   More

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Buy or Sell Your Home for Free? Opendoor Says ‘Yes, Eventually.’

In a move that could put thousands of realtors out of business, Opendoor CEO Eric Wu said he hopes to offer his service for free. Speaking at Techonomy 2018, Wu charted a roadmap that includes driving down real estate commissions, doubling Opendoor’s market share every year, perfecting a “self-service” experience for buyers and sellers, and potentially providing its technology to homes “outside its network.”   More

Bio & Life Sciences Techonomy Events

We’re Close to Replacing the MRI with a Hat

How about replacing big, expensive MRI and other imaging equipment with a hat or a scarf? Mary Lou Jepsen showed the audience at Techonomy 2018 just how close it is to reality.   More

Manufacturing Techonomy Events

Re-Imagining the Roof

Standard Industries is bringing a tech startup mentality to an industry that has long resisted change. They have a vision to turn every roof into a source of energy.   More

Society Techonomy Events

#MeToo Comes Out of the Shadows

As the tech industry’s issues with sexual harassment, workplace mistreatment, and abuse of power move into public view, employees are holding their companies accountable with displays of activism.   More

Government Techonomy Events

Can Government Learn to Fail Fast?

Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka fully acknowledges that tech and government do not mix well, yet she is determined to raise the bar. She's going to need everybody's help.   More

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John Chambers Preaches the Gospel of Startups

In a talk at Techonomy 2018, John Chambers championed startups as the future of American business and called for a national tech policy to encourage entrepreneurship and bridge the growing digital divide.   More