Joshua Browder has been working to replace exploitative lawyers—mainly the ones charging hundreds of dollars for copying and pasting documents—with chatbots.
Paul English’s vision of pairing AI and human expertise has much to teach us about how to do business in the future.
The story behind John Basset III's family furniture company proves the destruction of good jobs is not inevitable.
Bryce Roberts explores Indie.vc-style startups and why they might be more important to the economy than traditional Silicon Valley startups.
Rana Foroohar, author of Makers and Takers, discusses the repercussions of short-term incentive structures.
At Next:Economy 2016, business leaders, policy makers, and technologists charted a course from the economy we experience today to an economy that brings prosperity to all.
Liquid marketplaces are a big part of the future of work, and Thumbtack founder and CEO Marco Zappacosta has gone after an often invisible sector that is essential to the functioning of modern society.
Graphs and maps from Max Roser’s Our World in Data have become a fixture on social media and in thoughtful conversations around the world. Roser reminds us that if we play our cards right, the future is still bright.
Sara Holoubek's Human Company Manifesto is one of the seminal documents of the Next Economy. She outlines its tenets in this talk.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on what LinkedIn tells us about how we can better match supply and demand in key skills.
Niantic founder and CEO John Hanke talks about his motivations in creating the Pokémon GO app and what it teaches us about the future of entertainment.
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs building bot companies demonstrate their bots and show you how you can use them to empower your staff.
Tim O’Reilly, Laura Baldwin, and Jake Schwartz discuss advances in just-in-time corporate education and how companies and their staffs can keep up with the pace of change.
Tim O’Reilly, Reid Hoffman, and James Manyika discuss the struggles of forecasting the 21st-century economy.
Natalie Foster of the Aspen Institute hosts a conversation with Andy Stern, author of Raising the Floor, and Elizabeth Rhodes, who is heading up Y Combinator’s new universal basic income experiments.
Since he was tapped as IBM’s CIO in 2014, Jeff Smith has been playing a second key role: transforming IBM’s software development culture to one that mirrors the Agile approach that characterizes today’s Silicon Valley startups.
Keller Rinaudo's company, Zipline, is using on-demand technology and drones to deliver medical supplies to areas with poor infrastructure and transportation.
Honor is using modern technology to solve a real, vexing problem for those whose loved ones need special care.
Jeff Huber, CEO of Grail, explains why investors are betting that genomics and computation will create whole new industries.
James Nord of Fohr Card shows us how the reputation gained through social media gets traded or converted into cash.
New Relic president Hilarie Koplow-McAdams talks about data-driven business and why data is a team sport.
Douglas Rushkoff outlines a way forward to a local, circular economy, where money stays in a community and helps us build a more human-centered society.
Jack Conte, musician and co-founder of Patreon, talks about crowdsourced patronage and how it's providing steady income for creative professionals.
It's time to recognize that it's not government versus the market—government and our market system are the ultimate public-private partnership.