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Innovation Media & Marketing The Pandemic

Till we Meet Again (at Conferences)

Most notable large live events of this coming spring and summer are being canceled for the second year in a row. But as we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, there’s lots of collective soul searching about how we should meet again.   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

Inclusion Policy The Pandemic

“Moms Are Getting Crushed in This Pandemic”

Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, discussed why we need a Marshall Plan for Moms.   More

Healthcare The Pandemic

COVID-19 Taught Us How to Beat the Flu. Will We Listen?

Flu season usually kills tens of thousands of people in the U.S. each year. Thanks to pandemic precautions, most of those deaths were prevented this winter. Next year, will we save even more lives or go back to pretending the annual flu toll is unavoidable?   More

Finance The Pandemic

How Much Do You Owe in 2020 Taxes–and To Whom? It’s A Mess.

Upwards of 55% of the population worked remotely during the pandemic. With April 15th approaching, keep your financial planner on speed dial.   More

Leadership Opinion The Pandemic

Staying Put This Year Helped Me Stay Ahead

After two decades and 200 trips around the earth, this CEO learned that being in one place can now take your business any place.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Why the U.S. Needs More COVID-19 Genome Sequencing

Other countries can spot new variants because they’re actively looking for them. But the U.S. has spent a year with its head in the sand.   More

Finance The Pandemic

Paypal: America’s Greatest Fintech Success

PayPal is arguably the greatest US-based fintech success story; it has completely upended how the world pays for everything, and at last glance its market capitalization was a little shy of $300 billion. As more vaccines are administered and the world slowly returns to in-person shopping where PayPal is less advantaged, will the company and its stock be able to sustain this breakneck growth?   More

Healthcare Innovation The Pandemic

Kinsa’s Thermometer Network: Crowdsourcing for Public Health

Kinsa Health makes a connected thermometer, now used in 2.5 million American homes. That innovation is more profoundly important than it initially appears, because the insights the network leads to offer a deep predictive view into public health.   More

Healthcare Innovation The Pandemic

Health Tech’s Role in Return to Normalcy

During this painful transition to “normal,” we have a lot to be optimistic about. Digital health experts from Roche Diagnostics and Quantum Materials Corp. explain.   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

Healthcare The Pandemic

Altered or Delayed Vaccine Dosing Could Create a Worse Pandemic

Political leaders have suggested giving half-doses or one dose instead of two to make COVID-19 vaccines stretch further. Here’s why scientists are freaking out.   More

Finance The Pandemic

How COVID Did, and Didn’t, Change Fintech

The pandemic forced finance to pivot to contact-free customer acquisition and transactions. Breakneck growth followed for standalones like PayPal and many startups. COVID accelerated the entire sector.   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

Healthcare The Pandemic

Vaccination Nation: Digital Health Passports Will Be the Rage in 2021

COVID is forcing us to reimagine a digital immunization records. How we approach it may change how we control the virus, reinvigorate the economy, and open the world after lockdown.   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

Community Insights Media & Marketing The Pandemic

No Enchantment Across a Crowded Zoom

What is lost over Zoom is the energy among people. The seeing and the hearing. The glances and microexpressions. We need to regain the fidelity of these essential signals so we can restore the serendipity of group interactions.   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

Food The Pandemic

“Ghost Kitchens” Rise to Meet To-Go Demand

There's a new kind of restaurant where food gets cooked but not served. Such establishments may be the savior of the hard-hit industry. And they're giving all of us a wide range of at-home choices.   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