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Khronos and Friends Embark on a Metaverse MetaStandard

Avatars, navigation, security, the transportability of purchases and wallets, and what you can view with your VR headsets–it’s all completely dependent on which metaverse you visit. This is a real problem.

Inside the Climate Conversation at Davos

The climate crisis and climate action were, finally, prominent themes at this week’s World Economic Forum. We hosted two Techonomy Climate sessions with leaders from Microsoft, Salesforce, Wipro, Carbon Capture, Heliogen, and Normative. Here’s what...

How Tech Is Mobilizing to Confront the Climate Crisis

Can technology help solve the climate crisis? A lot of smart money is betting that it can.

Tech Confronts the Climate Crisis

The problem is vast, but progress is accelerating as tech finds ways to address it. We need new tools to generate energy and more accurate ways to measure emissions. But action is coming both from...

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.

I’ll Miss Bill and Melinda

Never underestimate the woman who marries a geek.

Purpose Mindset is the Light to Overcome this Extraordinary Pandemic Year

We have become reasonably adept at describing the need for change “out there” in the world. But we are not so good at talking about the change that needs to happen within us. Today, more...

The Role of the Business in Solving “Wicked Problems”

As the public sector worldwide continues to struggle to solve economic, environmental and social challenges, the private sector is now being called upon to fill the gap. Companies are going to have to be essential...

How Companies Deal with the Data Dilemma

Companies that can harness data best for insights will be the ones that win. But doing that is hardly simple. So Techonomy recently brought together a group of senior corporate leaders to discuss managing and...

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