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Global Tech Opinion

Big Tech and Media in 2020: What to Expect

Here are four trends to watch for in the coming year--regulation comes to big tech, FANG stocks peak, traditional media's swan song, and CEOs continue their exodus.   More

Bio & Life Sciences

Rapid DNA Testing Will Improve Victim Identification

Innovative DNA technology is changing how federal agencies identify victims of mass casualty events and fight human trafficking. Already, the technology has been used in the recent California wildfires.   More

Security & Privacy Tech & Society

WhatsApp is a Threat to Society. Here’s How to Fix It.

More than 1.5 billion people use WhatsApp, and the platform's astonishing scale and speed have become vehicles for dangerous ammunition.   More

Innovation Tech & Society

Could Gaming Change the World?

Online gaming is not only a much bigger and more important industry than most people recognize. It's also, say some experts, a pathway that will enable society to evolve and transform.   More

Cities From the Magazine Transportation

Globally, Scooters are Crashing Into Cities

The ubiquitous scooters may eventually fulfill their promise. But for now, they're hitting bumps on urban streets around the world.   More

Artificial Intelligence

In Robotics, We Must Prevent Autonomous Weapons

AI technologies are developing so rapidly that capabilities once limited to highly engineered systems are now available to anyone with a household toolbox and some computer experience. We must manage the risks.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

For a Clear Read on Our Health, Look to Proteomics

Genomics is often touted for its potential to improve healthcare, but there’s another emerging field that’s more likely to have a positive impact on patients’ lives: proteomics. Here are some key things to know.   More

Business The Future of Work

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay. Employers, Get Ready.

Nearly 45 million Americans work in the gig economy--and who they are may surprise you. To stay competitive in today's talent war, there are some specific things organizations must do.   More

Business Inclusion Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

How Women Can Win in the Age of AI

Preparing women to succeed in the age of AI must be a global priority as we work towards one key United Nations Sustainable Development Goal: to achieve gender equality, and empower women and girls.   More

Healthcare Innovation

What’s Next in Healthcare Innovation

Digital health has the potential to make each patient’s interactions with healthcare providers more productive and engaging. That was the gist of a Techonomy 2019 session about innovation in healthcare.   More

Food Inclusion Innovation

This Woman Entrepreneur Gives Farmers Information –to Grow

Here's the story of Martha Montoya, a Colombia-born entrepreneur who is driving positive change in the agtech industry.   More

Techonomy Events

Techonomy 2019 – Can We Find a Way Not to Worry?

Here are some of the key takeaways and things we learned from our recent treat in Half Moon Bay, Calif.   More

Video

Techonomy 2019 Full Webcast

While we work hard to edit the Techonomy 2019 videos, you can watch the livestream here. Sunday Afternoon: Monday Morning: Monday Afternoon: Tuesday Morning:   More

Techonomy Events

Welcome to Techonomy 2019

Techonomy's founder and editor-in-chief outlines what to expect in the days ahead as diverse leaders from business, tech, government, politics and philanthropy discuss some of the biggest issues of our time.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Techonomy Events

Carbon Neutral Isn’t Enough

Reducing emissions of global warming gasses is critical. We also need to build a world economy that’s carbon negative. And there are many ways to suck up CO2. An article produced in tandem with Techonomy 2019.   More

Cities Innovation Partner Insights

The Cleveland Comeback

In Cleveland, Mayor Frank G. Jackson's steady leadership is pushing the Midwestern city toward a prosperous, inclusive future.   More

Bio & Life Sciences

A New Climate Change Threat: Fungal Killers

There are more than 6 million species of fungi, but just a handful are known to be pathogenic to humans. Nevertheless, one expert says fungi may be world's biggest health threat.   More

Innovation Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

What Can the World’s Largest Bottled Water Company Teach Us About Recycling?

The world's plastic crisis is so severe that our oceans may contain more plastic than fish within the next three decades. That’s why Nestlé Waters North America has set ambitious goals to boost the use of recycled material – and to change consumers’ views of plastic.   More

Democracy Global Tech Net Giants Opinion Techonomy Events

What Are the Real Issues We Must Urgently Address?

To get the world off an increasingly worrisome and self-reinforcing cycle of tech dysfunction, political paralysis, and failed action on climate, we all must get involved. Techonomy is committed, and we tackle all these issues at our conference next week.   More

Healthcare Inclusion Leadership

Bernard J. Tyson: Remembering a Pioneering Techonomist

Tyson was chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s largest healthcare companies. He was also deeply committed to the idea that business and tech have a responsibility to drive social progress. On Nov. 10, he suddenly died.   More