Tech + Society

Breaking Up (Companies) is Hard to Do–But It Can Happen

AT&T was broken up in the 80’s. That same year, a giant antitrust suit against IBM was dropped. But both companies broke into parts. The past can instruct the present.

An Ode to the Business Card

The death of the business card may be inevitable. But it has an awful lot of cultural, historical, business, and even creative significance.

Creating Societal Change Through Digital Transformation

Just when modern, successful companies are aiming to bring the head and the heart together, a path has emerged that makes it more possible. Digital transformation can play a big role in the fight against...

Why Cloud is the Center of Gravity for Enterprise Software

Techonomy is undertaking a major project to identify and honor cutting-edge cloud companies.

How Cold and Impersonal Should Grocery Shopping Get?

Tech companies are moving quickly towards grab and go shopping. But as clerks disappear, do we really want to lose the human touch as we do our rounds?

I’ll Miss Bill and Melinda

Never underestimate the woman who marries a geek.

Perfecting the Art of the Virtual (Meeting)

Columnist Raskin has become, during Covid, a curator of the exploding field of event technologies. Here are some innovative ones. Join her own event to learn more.

Lessons Learned or Post-Covid Amnesia?

The past 12 months have tested us to a near biblical degree. We’ll spend the rest of eternity unpacking its lessons. The risk lies in forgetting everything we’ve learned.

Techonomy Auctions Video of Zuckerberg “Fake News” Denial as NFT

We’ve met the rise of NFTs with a mixture of astonishment, skepticism and curiosity. But we also realized that we can make meaningful contributions to the NFT conversation.

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