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Artificial Intelligence Catches Fire in Ethiopia

Techonomy | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

Young Ethiopian with robot whose AI software was created in his country. (courtesy of iCog Labs) Ethiopia is an unlikely but thriving center of arti...

Slowly, Tech Innovation Makes Inroads in Government

Techonomy | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics
Techonomy

Is tech making government work better? That was the question tackled by an expert panel at the Techonomy Policy conference in Washington in early June. The summary answer: a little bit, but not nearly as much as it could.

Super Youth at Techonomy: What Drives the Tyle Brothers to Succeed

Techonomy | Posted 01.13.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

Together the Lyle brothers, 19 and 21 years old, who both have poor vision, started a nonprofit called ReSight while still in high school. Their idea: "Democratize eyecare services by empowering the very people who needed them most to direct their distribution."

Where's My Robot?

Techonomy | Posted 01.13.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

Who's your biggest competition for that new job? Turns out, it could be a robot named Baxter.

Techonomy 2012 Asks: Can Geo-Engineering Help Lower the Earth's Temperature?

Techonomy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

Just weeks after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast, climate change was on the forefront of everyone's minds at Techonomy 2012.

Kurzweil at Techonomy: Artificial Intelligence Is Empowering All of Humanity

Techonomy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

In the opening session of Techonomy 2012 today, Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick interviewed Ray Kurzweil, the futurist and transhumanist who has developed a cult following for his prediction of the merging of humans and computers.

Ashley Woods

Techonomy Detroit Organizer Says City Needs Less Talk, More Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- When David Kirkpatrick brought Techonomy to Detroit on Wednesday, he wasn't just presenting a conference about business in the 21st century...

Ashley Woods

Techonomy Detroit: How Innovation Can Drive The Motor City

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.12.2012 | Detroit

Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, is bringing together some of the nation's most notable innovators and entrepreneurs today at W...

WATCH: Google CEO Argues Anonymity Online Is 'Dangerous'

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google knows what you watch, what you search, and even with whom you're friends. The availability of all this information raises an important question...

Allure of the Hive: Experts on Connectivity, Social Networking and Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only r...