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Innovation Opinion Techonomy Events

Chinese Entrepreneurs Discard Silicon Valley’s Model

A unique combination of an enormous market, tenacious entrepreneurs and a gladiatorial environment has seen China catch up with the U.S. at an incredibly rapid and unexpected pace, says Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Beijing based Sinovation Ventures and founding president of Google China.   More

Partner Insights Q&A Techonomy Events

Resilience is Key to Modern Leadership

Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute at Lake Nona, Florida runs extensive programs to help leaders learn to be healthier, wiser, more grounded, and more effective. Lowinn Kibbey, global head of HPI, recently sat down with Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick for a far-ranging talk about leadership in today's chaotic world.   More

From the Magazine Techonomy Events

Is Yeast the Future of Manufacturing?

A sweetener, based on natural sucrose, but that has no calories whatsoever? It's coming, along with portfolio of consumer products produced in the lab through synthetic genomics.   More

From the Magazine Techonomy Events

Andela Brings African Tech Talent to the Rest of the World

Andela offers a window into a promising possible future for work: A distributed workforce that is more diverse and creates economic opportunity where there was little before.   More

Opinion

Why Bezos Deserves to be The World’s Richest

As Amazon gets ready to announce its new headquarters, the company continues to dazzle both consumers and competitors. Given its overwhelming scale, a breakup of the company is likely, but as long as it continues to save its customers time, its value will continue to rise, the author writes.   More

Society Techonomy Events

Tomorrow’s Midterms and Next Week’s Techonomy Conference

No matter the outcome of tomorrow’s U.S. midterm elections, political and business leaders must look inside themselves and examine how their every action, and those of their organizations, affects society’s future and the prospects of individuals in it.   More

Partner Insights

Partnership is the New Leadership

Our partner, Ericsson, has developed an employee volunteer program that puts experts on the ground in times of crisis. It is one example of how private/public partnerships can work to meet global challenges.   More

Business Techonomy Events

We Can’t Waste the Tech Crisis

Has Silicon Valley lost its soul? We partner with the Intelligence Squared Debates to ask the question that sits at the center of the tech crisis. If you can't join us in Half Moon Bay, don't miss the livestream from our home page November 11 @ 8:30 p.m. EST.   More

Techonomy Events

Susan Robinson: Company Culture Drives Performance

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Susan Robinson, Principal, Cultural Change and Inclusiveness, EY.   More

Techonomy Events

Paul Brody: Public, Open Networks Ensure Competition

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Paul Brody, Global Innovation Blockchain Leader, EY.   More

Techonomy Events

Bryan Mason: A Call for a New Model

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer critical questions in an ongoing series: Bryan Mason, Chief Operating Officer, VSCO   More

From the Magazine Learning Society

Will Technology be the Death of Education?

Schools have lost control of technology. Parents, teachers and students are all equally confused about how to balance tech in the classroom and beyond. The author, a clinical psychologist and school consultant, raises a sobering warning.   More

From the Magazine Society

Facing Facebook’s Failure

Facebook is a broadcast platform for anyone, including those who would break the rules, fake the news, lie, and mislead the community. Societies around the world are reeling from the consequences. Politics and democracy are under duress. And thus far, Facebook does not have an effective way to fight back.   More

Community Insights From the Magazine Society

Five Ways for Facebook to Help its Next Billion Users

The emerging Asian, African, and Latin American markets, the "Digital South," will be the source of Facebook’s growth. But Facebook needs a proactive, context-aware strategy for tackling the mushrooming fake news problem in the region. The author has five suggestions.   More

Community Insights Opinion

Value Tech Companies by How Much Time They Save

Technology’s purpose is to save time, the author writes. Whether this purpose is achieved determines a successful company versus one that fails.   More

Business Community Insights

When Business Models Matter More Than Tech

Technology can provide a platform for future growth but seizing the white space of opportunity requires a well-thought-out business model—and a willingness to change an existing business model if necessary, whether to enable a new technology, unlock a new market, or both.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Genomic Study Offers Hope for Millions with Rare Diseases

A new study makes the case that genomic medicine can be cost effective in diagnosing rare diseases, offering a potential alternative path for millions of patients worldwide.   More

Society Techonomy Events

How to Head Off Tech’s Next Set of Unintended Consequences

As technology races ahead of society’s ability to absorb its impact at work, at home, and in world affairs, unintended consequences are becoming more ubiquitous than e-scooters. Given AI's transformational power and the global stakes, now is the time to assign responsibility for its thoughtful development and deployment.   More

Community Insights Society

Diversity is Meaningless Without Inclusion

Diversity programs are a good start, but diversity hiring alone is meaningless without a commitment to include those voices in a substantial way.   More

Community Insights From the Magazine Techonomy Events

What’s the Purpose of Purpose?

A clear and compelling purpose can unlock your organization’s ability to sense and respond to emerging challenges and opportunities.   More