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Textiles as Tech, Science, Math, Culture, or Civilization

Virginia Postrel and Sonal Chokshi

AI, WebRTC, Crypto, and Full Stack Startups

Elad Gil, Sep Kamvar, and Chris Dixon

Feedback Loops — Company Culture, Change, and DevOps

Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Sonal Chokshi

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How 'Hyperscalers' are Innovating — and Competing — in the Data Center

Martin Casado, Nick McKeown, and Zoran Basich

Kickstarting Network Effects

Andrew Chen, Alexis Ohanian, Paul Davison, and Das Rush

NFTs, Explained

Sonal Chokshi, Linda Xie, and Jesse Walden

Play-to-Earn Gaming and How Work is Evolving in Web3

Jeffrey Zirlin, Gabby Dizon, Arianna Simpson, and Zoran Basich

On container ships, supply chains, and the physical world

Ryan Petersen, and Sonal Chokshi

Crypto Security and the New Web3 Mindsets for Users

Eddy Lazzarin, and Zoran Basich

Cloud Wars and Company Wars: Play Nice But Win


Uncontrolled Spread: Science, Policy, Institutions, Infrastructure


Systems Leadership for Disruptors and Incumbents

Jeffrey Immelt, Jeff Jordan, Sonal Chokshi, and Robert Siegel

NFT Use Cases, Today and Tomorrow

Devin Finzer, and Katie Haun

Man, Mosquito, Malaria Vaccine

Rajeev Venkayya, Sonal Chokshi, and Jorge Conde

Crypto, an Oral Essay

Jesse Walden, Arianna Simpson, Zoran Basich, Ali Yahya, Dan Boneh, Scott Kupor, Eddy Lazzarin, Chris Dixon, Alex Pruden, and Linda Xie

On Monetizing Community with Patreon Cofounder Sam Yam

Li Jin, Sam Yam, and Lauren Murrow

The Creator Economy: NFTs and Beyond

Kevin Chou, Chris Dixon, and Jesse Walden

All about NFTs

Sonal Chokshi, Jesse Walden, and Linda Xie

The Next Wave of Marketplace Startups

Lauren Murrow, D'Arcy Coolican, Connie Chan, Jeff Jordan, and Sriram Krishnan

The Third Vaccine, and Vaccine Choice


Companies & Culture: What You Do Is Who You Are

Ben Horowitz, and Sonal Chokshi

Boss Talk with Ben Horowitz

Ali Ghodsi, and Ben Horowitz

All About Ransomware

Tom Hofmann, Das Rush, and Joel de la Garza

One on One with Marc and Ben

Ben Horowitz, and Marc Andreessen

Amazon Narratives: Memos, Working Backwards from Release, More

Colin Bryar, Bill Carr, and Sonal Chokshi

Anatomy of the SolarWinds Hack: Who What Where When How

Steven Adair, Sonal Chokshi, and Joel de la Garza

Psychedelics: Striking a Balance Between Benefits and Side Effects

David Olson, and Lauren Richardson

Developers as Creatives

Sonal Chokshi, and David Ulevitch

Section 230: Everything You Need to Know -- Tweets, Free Speech, Beyond

Sonal Chokshi, and Mike Masnick

Baumol's Cost Disease, in Healthcare... and Where We Go Next

Vijay Pande, and Marc Andreessen

Words of 2020! (and Metaphors, and Interfaces of the Year)

Gretchen McCulloch, and Sonal Chokshi

The Machine That Made the Vaccine: Company, Platform, Innovation

Jorge Conde, and Hanne Winarsky

The PPP Omnibus: Eminent Domain, Fraud, and Fintech

Alex Rampell

The Holy Grail of Social + Fintech

Lauren Murrow, D'Arcy Coolican, and Anish Acharya

On Fear and Leadership: Product to Sales CTOs & CEOs

Armon Dadgar, Sonal Chokshi, and Martin Casado

On Food As Medicine (A Holiday Snack)


Crypto Creators: On Art Galleries to 'Tokenized' Collectibles

Signe Pierce, Zoran Basich, and Murat Pak

What to Know about Those Vaccines

Vineeta Agarwala, Sonal Chokshi, and Jorge Conde

The Social Serendipity of Cloud Gaming

Jade Raymond, Lauren Murrow, and Jonathan Lai

The Great Data Debate

Tristan Handy, Michelle Ufford, Bob Muglia, Martin Casado, and George Fraser

How to Moderate Talks, Panels, Meetings, More (Virtual and Beyond!)

Sonal Chokshi, and Matt Abrahams

Textiles as Tech, Science, Math, Culture... or Civilization

Virginia Postrel, and Sonal Chokshi

Data Alone Is Not Enough: The Evolution of Data Architectures

Martin Casado, and Ali Ghodsi

Designing for, Marketing to, and Partnering With Gen Z

Tiffany Zhong, and Connie Chan

The Present Future of Audio: Talk, Music, Video, Interactivity

Sonal Chokshi, Connie Chan, and Gustav Söderström

Tracking the Trends: AI, WebRTC, Crypto, and Full Stack Startups

Chris Dixon, Elad Gil, and Sep Kamvar

How to Decide, Convey vs. Convince, & More

Annie Duke, and Jeff Jordan

Fintech for Gen Z and Millennials

Seema Amble, Lauren Murrow, Anish Acharya, and Amira Yahyaoui

Degrading Drugs for Problem Proteins: Journal Club now on Bio Eats World (ep 2)

Lauren Richardson, and Carolyn Bertozzi

The Biology of Aging: Introducing Bio Eats World (ep 1)

Kristin Fortney, Hanne Winarsky, Vijay Pande, and Laura Deming

TikTok & Beyond: The Algorithm Question, The Future of Product

Sonal Chokshi, and Eugene Wei

The New Fan Club: Creators, Fans, and the Power of Markets (& Crypto)

Zoran Basich, Jesse Walden, and Kayvon Tehranian

So You Want to Launch a Newsletter: Tips From Substack Writers

Patrice Peck, Zach Haigney, Edith Zimmerman, Lenny Rachitsky, and Lauren Murrow

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