Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod, and Nest
Tony Fadell is an engineer and designer, co-creator of the iPod, iPhone, Nest Thermostat, and author of the new book Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.
Author: Lex Fridman Podcast Listen: 2 hr 52 min
Why America Will Lose Semiconductors?
The US has always been the world leader in semiconductors: design, manufacturing, and the tools to produce them. Semiconductors are the base of all technological innovation in computing and information technology. Without them, companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Meta, Apple, and Tesla would not exist. The US has slowly been losing its dominance over the semiconductor industry over the last couple of decades.
Author: SemiAnalysis Read: 7 min.
Ginkgo Bioworks: The Organism Company
Ginkgo Bioworks—The Organism Company—is a leading force in the synthetic biology field. In this essay, the author explores some of the Big Ideas that this company is pursuing, and provides a lens into what could be possible for the broader field of synthetic biology in the future. Today, Ginkgo’s platform is being used to engineer microbes that can be used to make agriculture more sustainable, grow valuable chemicals, and deliver therapeutics in a targeted fashion.
Author: Not Boring by Packy McCormick Read: 13 min
Sunday Bonus: A Chat With Ray Dalio
The Hustle talked to one of the most successful investors in the world about inflation, the debt crisis, and the decline of the American empire. Ray Dalio is the founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. He’s one of the 100 richest people on Earth. He’s also a bestselling author. Read More
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