Tech + Society

Solar Sovereignty: The Promise of Native-Led Renewables

“We’re training a workforce of solar warriors,” says the cofounder of Indigenized Energy Initiative.

Purpose-Built Clouds Fly Even Higher

New “Industry Cloud” solutions reduce cost and accelerate innovation. The end result will be better outcomes for patients, businesses, and society.

Who’s Curating the Show?

The art market highlights the problems with a decentralized world. It may ultimately mean that there is no one entity that dominates the scene, but principles of trust and community will result in awesome art...

Is it Ethical to Patent Emerging Climate Tech?

The U.S. is fast-tracking patent applications for climate tech. Is this a good move?

The Kyiv Tech Summit: Hacking for Ukraine

The hackathon will engage the blockchain community and others. Programmers, designers, and innovators aim to build tech to "make wartime life easier."

Can Twitter be “Nice”?

When we're all overwhelmed by awful headlines, does Twitter, started in 2006, still matter? Can social media be used for good? Maybe it can.

The Metaverse, Porn, and the Future

The fallback definition of porn has been “I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it”. The definition of the metaverse may be “I’m in it, but I don’t know it.”

IPCC: We can Tackle Climate Change if Big Oil Gets Out of the Way

Experts say criticism of oil and gas’s ‘climate-blocking activities’ cut from final draft, reflective of industry’s power and influence.

The Hidden Logic of Ethical Innovation

Vannevar Bush was the most influential electrical engineer–in the realm of politics, society and information science–of the 20th century. His belief in “ministration to the people” could provide support for ethical thinking in tech innovation.

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