Facebook has frightening power to determine what can and cannot be said in society and in politics. Yet its all-powerful unchallengeable leader is getting frustrated with his critics, and retreating further into self-righteous isolation.
David KirkpatrickThis company's failures to take responsibility for the breadth of its social harms is becoming terrifying, and is starting to seem willful. My views have hardened as Zuckerberg's intransigence has grown. shar.es/a3Q3Uo via @techonomy
Descriptor: How can traditional healthcare providers and tech companies align to deliver a healthier planet? Industry leaders share ideas on efficiency of he...
David KirkpatrickVery proud of this session @techonomy did in partnership with Wipro at WEF Davos 2020. The best session I've ever participated in on this topic - Will Data and Digital Finally Transform Global ...
Reducing emissions of global warming gasses is critical. We also need to build a world economy that’s carbon negative. And there are many ways to suck up CO2. An article produced in tandem with Techonomy 2019.
David KirkpatrickMy small journalistic effort to do something about global warming: Carbon Neutral Isn't Enough - Techonomy shar.es/a3oSGB via @techonomy. Our conference in Half Moon Bay #Techonomy19 begins Sunday. Lots on climate. Livestream on our home page.
The new film about Mark Zuckerberg is dramatic, well-constructed, and lots of fun. It's also, in no small part, fictional. The Daily Beast’s David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the...
Techonomy's editor-in-chief outlines three transformations morphing in real-time: President Trump's standing, global attitudes towards climate change, and investor and public attitudes towards money-losing “tech” companies.
After putting down yet another slavishly admiring profile of top Apple designer Jony Ive this weekend in the egregiously-named "How to Spend It" magazine published by the Financial Times, I had a nagging sense that something was wrong. Of course,...
David KirkpatrickJony Ive's departure made me think of a skeptical piece I wrote about his focus on the luxury of the Apple watch back at launch. Apple will be fine without him.
Facebook’s newly-unveiled Libra digital currency is way more than just another product announcement. It hints at an entirely new set of strategies for the company that may go considerably beyond its potential for payments and commerce.
David KirkpatrickI asked myself what Libra might mean beyond the obvious: How Libra Could Help Facebook Remake Itself
When we prepped for our NY conference May 14-15, almost every speaker brought up something about being worried about tech. Nobody knows if we're headed towards enlightenment or dystopia. But it's become a main conference theme.
David KirkpatrickOne #TechonomyNYC speaker Tues/Wed I'm excited about is #BankofAmerica's @CathyBessant , labeled the "most powerful woman in banking" by #AmericanBanker. Her vision for tech, fairness, & inclusion will surprise you.