Society

Will Fintech End Racist Lending?

Fintech should be able to replace racially-tainted methods of measuring risk with shiny, new algorithms that don’t discriminate.

These Times Demand a Complete Mind

Do we have a complete mind and the mindset to manage through these turbulent times and reimagine the future? The key may be in the STEAM education movement and the importance of the arts.

Tech Innovation in the Age of Conspiracy

In this time of confusion and misinformation, businesses have an opportunity to lead in fighting conspiratorial thinking, not by simply denying accusations or attacking the people spreading them, but by building goodwill with the greater...

The World Wide Pause

Coronavirus is putting our world on pause, writes this normally peripatetic conference-goer. Amidst the inconvenience, she finds inspiration for embracing the slowdown from, of all things, the Grateful Dead.

Zuckerberg Doesn’t Want to be Liked. That’s Scary.

Facebook has frightening power to determine what can and cannot be said in society and in politics. Yet its all-powerful unchallengeable leader is getting frustrated with his critics, and retreating further into self-righteous isolation.

Companies Dive Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

As digital technology transforms society and empowers even the most seemingly minute stakeholder, one consequence is that every company becomes a consumer company. Only those organizations that embrace innovation – and tech—are likely to succeed.

Who Will Unlock Technology’s Potential?

Tech transformations require education and imagination. If we don't focus on that, we may fail to benefit from a variety of promising but sometimes scary technologies.

Can Capitalism Be Fixed?

Creating a system that mirrors ancient kin relationships may be key to fighting global inequality.

What is Womxn? Here’s Why Your Company Needs to Get on Board.

Major companies are moving into the conversation about how to reflect the increasingly complex, nuanced ways Americans identify ourselves.

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