Techonomy 2014

The Internet Is Not the Answer, Revisited

In a reprise of his talk at Techonomy Detroit in September, author and tech-polemicist Andrew Keen warns the audience at the Techonomy 2014 conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., that tech and Internet companies should...

Will Every Industry Have its Tesla?

An increasing number of companies refuse to follow the rules. Tesla is no longer just a car company; it’s a transportation, fuel and energy-storage company. Companies must embrace the foundational change being driven by tech...

A Conversation with Patrick Collison

At the Techonomy 2014 conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick speaks with Stripe CEO Patrick Collison about the future of online payments.

Just Make It: The Evolution of Manufacturing

Trends in openness, access to technology and an expansion of new resource channels combined with a burgeoning hacker mentality mean doors are starting to open to an industry long closed off to startups. What does...

What Really Drove the Green Revolution

At the Techonomy 2014 conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Drew Purves of Microsoft Research speaks about why we will need a second green revolution in order to keep the globe well fed.

A Future Without Industries

Tech and the Internet blur borders between industries. Meanwhile, connectedness is accelerating globalization. We’re redefining what a company does and where it is. What does the new borderless world of business mean for incumbents, and...

Preemptive Innovation

Innovation is happening faster because it’s getting better organized. Incubators of all stripes are sprouting all over the world. Large corporations are spinning in talent and building internal startup labs. Leaders know they can’t just...

From Genius to Table: Organic Innovation

At the Techonomy 2014 conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick interviews the irreverent Michael Fertik of Reputation.com about his latest "innovation," Femto-Management.

The Next Revolution Will Be Biologized

Innovation in biology is accelerating at a rate that makes Moore’s Law look leisurely, throwing open doors to opportunities unimaginable. From food to fuel, manufacturing to medicine, business to buildings, what do the visionaries see...

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