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In Praise of Positivity: GeoSure Uses Psychology to Market Hope Over Fear

In a world where too many people are monetizing fear, psychological science and evolutionary theory show that human hard-wiring also responds to messages of agency, confidence, and trust.

Globalization Isn’t Dead in Software Engineering

How can businesses harness the collective power of global engineering teams? Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when extending your engineering capacity.

Climate + Environment
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Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Ukraine’s Nuclear Power Plants Caught in the Crossfire of War With Russia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered fears of another nuclear power disaster in the region, 36 years after the world’s largest nuclear accident.

It’s Time to Scale Up Regenerative Farming

Regenerative agriculture has the potential to transform lives and diets. The Cellular Economy has the potential to transform society. Let's find ways to fund them to make the global food system and economy more sustainable.

Health + Science
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We Need to Change the Abortion Rights Narrative

Banning abortion pushes the U.S. towards the path of becoming a third rate power, with uneducated, unemployable citizens whose lives will need to be subsidized by government dollars. 

To Fight the Climate Crisis, We Have to Listen to Nature

Bioacoustics is shaping the future of conservation, but what is the cross-disciplinary science? A climate columnist explains.

Media + Marketing
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The UN Sets Historic Targets for Global Connectivity

It’s no longer enough to just say people “need to be connected to the internet.” We require clear targets, especially since 2.9 billion people remain offline. So now the ITU and the UN Sec-General’s office...

Cities and Countries are Solving Real Problems In the Metaverse

Cevat Yerli wants a metaverse rooted in pragmatism, optimism and happiness. He’s not alone.

We Can Change Minds, Says the World’s Most Popular Climate Scientist

In an exclusive interview at the recent Techonomy Climate conference, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe said that the most powerful tool we have in the fight against climate change is effective communication. The tech is here. It’s...

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Techonomy Climate

No issue is more critical than climate change. Tech has special opportunities and responsibilities as the world strives to cut greenhouse emissions in half by 2030. Join us.

Health+Wealth of America

On Thursday, December 16, 2021 Techonomy, CDX and Worth hosted our first full-fledged, fully-vaccinated in-person event! We invite you to join us in midtown Manhattan (or virtually) for the latest installment in our Health+Wealth of...

Digital Transformation and Water: Resilient, Secure and Equitable

Water is not a third-world issue. It affects everyone, everywhere. Action must be taken now to protect this precious and finite resource.

Solving the NFT Mystery

Techonomy recently hosted a conversation about the dramatic rise of nonfungible tokens (NFT) and what they mean for the future of blockchain-driven technologies in general, and the art market in particular.

Finance + Crypto
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Blockchain’s Fight Against Climate Change

The energy consumption of crypto mining has galvanized skeptics and proponents alike. But a new wave of crypto projects are pioneering ways to join that fight.

The Kids Metaverse is (Sort of) Open for Business

Grownups have gotten so excited about what they could do in the metaverse that they’ve all but ignored the kids. And for understandable reasons.