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Cryptocurrency Finance Policy

Does the SEC Have a “Crypto Mom” Problem?

Commissioner Hester Peirce has been unusually vocal in expressing her opinion that the SEC has failed to articulate clear and consistent rules. But simply saying “there ought to be rules” isn’t adequate in the long run.   More

Analytics & Data Community Insights Tech & Society

Digital Humanism for Life in the Cloud

Driven by love of people and planet, digital humanism is urgently needed as a counterweight to what will otherwise be an inevitable digital colonization driven by profit.   More

Analytics & Data Community Insights Food

How the Pandemic Set the Future of Food and e-commerce in Motion

Data, technology-driven segmentation, and speed of delivery will continue to determine success among the online food businesses   More

Education Media & Marketing Policy Tech Addiction

Spiritual Opium: China Limits Kids’ Online Gaming Time

Chinese officials unveiled tough new limits on the amount of time its young people can spend playing video games, calling them “opium for the mind.“  Let the experiment begin.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance

Crypto Market Commentary is Kinda Malarkey

Modern market behavior is too large and diverse to lend itself to neat summary, leading to a lot of blather. Producing timely commentary on cryptocurrency is even more dubious. Plus, customer satisfaction in fintech.   More

Business Media & Marketing Tech & Society The Future of Work

Zoom Wants to Be the Center of Your Universe. What Could Go Wrong?

Apps are likely to end up a great way to take rigidity and sameness out of Zoom meetings.  But for the moment, to have better meetings you need fewer tools, not more.   More

Analytics & Data Artificial Intelligence Community Insights

Fuzzy Logic Makes AI More Explainable

Algorithms too often don't reflect the complexity each stakeholder brings to the table. A branch of mathematics that has been around since the 1960s can help.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

The Third Dose: What You Need to Know

Wondering if you’ll need a COVID-19 booster shot? You’re not alone. Here are some answers to common questions about who needs a third dose, when, and why.   More

Leadership Media & Marketing Member Insights

Best One in the Zoom: A Practical Guide

TV anchor and coach Jane Hanson told Techonomy members at a special zoom-skills workshop: wear color, elevate your energy, pause...and much more.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Net Giants

Facebook’s Coming Currency and Its Banking History No One Remembers

Facebook was on a trajectory in the financial space to create the first non-Chinese superapp. Then Cambridge Analytica happened. Can Diem restore trust in Facebook?   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

Can We Make Fashion Truly Sustainable?

The future of sustainable fashion is exciting. But the most responsible thing anyone can do is not buy new clothes, says our teenage correspondent.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Government

Will Circle Become a Full-Fledged Bank?

Circle's USDC is a huge "stablecoin." It hopes to make USDC essentially a regulated central bank digital currency. But questions are many, including on Circle's bungled Poloniex deal.   More

Business Innovation Partner Insights

Can Insurtech Rise to the Challenge and Meet the Post-Pandemic Moment?

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Can Insurtech Rise to the Challenge and Meet the Post-Pandemic Moment?   More

Business Innovation The Future of Work

Hybrid Work Will Require Flexibility and Innovation

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Tech-fueled hybrid work could lead to productivity unimaginable with in-office or remote models alone. But companies will need a new infrastructure on the "edge."   More

Arts & Culture Media & Marketing Tech & Society

Niantic Calls the Current Metaverse Dystopian

CEO John Hanke made waves this week by saying we should concentrate on building a better reality, not sleeker alternative ones.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Policy

The SoFi Battle That Won’t Go Away

A long-simmering conflict over fintech superstar SoFi got a fresh boost of energy when Rep. Brad Sherman sent a letter to SEC chairman Gary Gensler, calling the recent entry into the stock market “alarming” and “troubling.” Plus, hard lessons in regulating crypto.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

How Do We React to the Climate Tragedy?

This week’s UN climate report was grim. Can business, individuals, and the world take the radical steps needed to avert a catastrophic planetary future?   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Can We Rescue Anti-Vax Victims?

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Combatting vaccine hesitancy begins by rooting out disinformation campaigns and understanding how to speak to people who don’t trust science.   More

5G Energy & Green Tech Global Tech Sustainable Development Goals

ITU: To Connect Everyone We Need Innovation

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3.6 billion people still remain offline. A young entrepreneur describes her Ugandan innovation journey. We also hear about Mandela, new ministries, and virtues of 5G.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Government Opinion The Pandemic

Is Recruiting Teenage Influencers to Promote Vaccines a Good Idea?

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As a teen in high school myself, I can say with confidence that people like me probably shouldn’t be entrusted to inform the masses during a global pandemic.   More