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Blocked By Paywalls: Subscriptions Make Us Stupid

One-size-fits all paywalls for publishers create societal problems. Time for new models to make sure our news needs are being met.

Here’s Why I’m Excited About Techonomy NYC

At Techonomy we have a point of view. At our New York conference, we plan to suffuse you in it. Tech has gone off the rails, and every company and leader has to be thoughtful...

Is Innovation Exploding or Expiring?

Is global innovation waxing or waning? That depends on who you listen to. How we react to economic transitions can depend on the stories we hear and repeat about them. As Nobel laureate Robert Shiller...

Quantifying Yourself? Your Doctor May Finally Notice

Now that so many of us wear Fitbits, Nike Fuelbands, Jawbone Ups, and other devices that track our steps, sleep, calories, and more stuff every day, it's about time that we did more with the...

Does Facebook Want to Make Us Closer or More Separate?

A thoughtful article at Wired.com by Evan Selinger asks the right questions about the TV ads for the new Facebook Home app for Android phones. How appropriate is the kind of self-absorbed distraction that the...

3D Printers Get Cheap, and the Transformation of Manufacturing Gets Closer

MakerBot of Brooklyn released new 3D printers, and it's a breakthrough. One costs only $2,199, but has extraordinary capabilities. MakerBot also announced it is opening a store in Soho. At Techonomy we believe 3D printing...