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Democracy International Affairs The Pandemic

Join the Health+Wealth Conversation: Should We Be Scared?

It’s Halloween, and goblins feel real. Potential threats are many—from the party you don’t support or even political violence, from global warming and extreme weather, from a possible depression, and of course from the pandemic.   More

Community Insights Media & Marketing The Pandemic

Your Pandemic-Era Business Model: Digital Dimes

If the historic Big Shift in media offers useful signposts, businesses can expect more competition, faster change, and continuous downward pressure on price. So, here are three recommendations from a recovering media executive.   More

Business Government Healthcare Techonomy Events The Pandemic

Health + Wealth of America—Day Three: On the Ground in Muskegon, Learning at Ericsson, and 1-800-FLOWERS’ Pandemic Journey

Day three of Health + Wealth of America kicked off with “Voices of American Resilience,” moderated by Esther Dyson, executive founder of The Way to Wellville, a nonprofit project devoted to defining and testing models for producing community health.   More

Resilience Sustainable Development Goals The Pandemic

Join our Upcoming Event: What is Sustainability In a Pandemic-Ridden World?

We’re traveling less, using less gas, less energy. The air is cleaner, cities are quieter, but our environmental goals seem less urgent. What does the pandemic and a changed normal mean for our climate and the pathway to a cleaner, more sustainable world?   More

Arts & Culture The Pandemic

The Beauty Industry Bows to the Pandemic Beast

Tech is reshaping the beauty industry in its own image, turning it more reliant on screens, AI, AR, and personalization. Here are some changes, from the mundane to the sublime, we can expect to linger in the half-trillion-dollar business of cosmetics and personal care products.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance The Pandemic

Crypto will Rise from the Pandemic

People often say the greatest tech innovations emerge from crises. Crypto may be the place to watch this time.   More

Community Insights Innovation The Pandemic

A Silver Lining of COVID-19: Innovation Super Evolution

We’re currently seeing Super Evolution’s real-time emergence, catalyzed by COVID. It’s what happens when fetters -- of money, time, bureaucracy, and even mental models -- are removed by necessity and replaced by design, experimentation, and data feeding each other in an impressively-accelerated innovation cycle.   More

Resilience Tech & Society The Pandemic

TECH+Education Event – The Back to School Dilemma

America’s families face wrenching uncertainty and a lose-lose situation. We want our kids back in school, but what about the real risks to them and us if they are? However, staying at home means emotional challenges piled on top of educational ones. And for the food insecure and the 30% of kids without enough at-home connectivity, the problems become a nightmare. Will kids be able to learn this fall?   More

Bio & Life Sciences The Pandemic

Science Is What Determined a Successful Public Response to COVID-19

Some leaders saw that flattening the curve wouldn’t work against the pandemic. Others were reluctant to test at all. Scientific data made the difference between responses that worked, and those that didn’t.   More

Healthcare Innovation The Pandemic

Sick Care or Health Care: 10 Post-Covid Expectations for American Healthcare

A major tech-infused healthcare movement has been in the works for more than a decade. COVID just kicked it into high gear. Here are ten things you need to think about.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Five Things Genomics Has Taught Us About COVID-19

‘Everything is unprecedented about the pandemic, and genomics is no exception,’ says an infectious disease expert. Genome sequencing has enabled scientists to track the virus, study its origins, confirm reinfection, and get to know more about it than has been learned about any organism in such a short time.   More

Community Insights Tech & Society The Pandemic

Understanding American Health + Wealth

Techonomy is about to embark on a new ongoing initiative: The Health + Wealth of America. This Friday at 1pm Eastern, selected experts and our community will help us decide what should be key issues over coming months.   More

Education Partner Insights The Pandemic

America’s Excruciating School Dilemma

Schools across the country are opening for the Fall, but COVID is transforming everything. Techonomy gathers three educators and childhood experts to help parents and all of us make sense of the moment.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

A COVID Vaccine? Six Things to Watch

A good COVID-19 vaccine is the game-changer we all want and need. Here are six things to watch as the process unfolds.   More