Infrastructure Is Everything

Building American Dynamism

Katherine Boyle

To stave off national stagnation and decline in a post-COVID world, technologists need to build companies that tackle America's biggest problems head-on.

How ‘Hyperscalers’ are Innovating — and Competing — in the Data Center

Nick McKeown, Martin Casado, and Zoran Basich

As traffic explodes, programmable chips are creating ways for the biggest companies to differentiate, with major implications for the industry.

Blockchain Networks and the Human Factor: How to Know Whether They’re Accessible

Dieter Shirley and Benjamin Ebner

To successfully build consumer-scale crypto experiences, developers must think beyond throughput and latency. The question should be: Can you actually use it?

Open Source Is Finally Coming to Financial Services

Angela Strange

Imagine financial services could be built like Lego, and that those blocks could be assembled to fit hundreds of use cases. That's the power of open source.

The Age of Tech x Bio: The ‘Industrial Bio Complex’

Vijay Pande

A new era of industrialized bio is the next industrial revolution, propelled forward by Covid as our gen’s World War II. And with it we'll now see bio's GAFA...

Cloud Wars & Company Wars: Play Nice, But Win

Michael Dell, Marc Andreessen, Martin Casado, and Sonal Chokshi

How does a founder-CEO and company transform itself and adapt to tech shifts - from the so-called "demise of PC" and edge to the cost-of-cloud paradox and more?

Inside Latin America’s Creator Economy: Rich in Influence, Poor in Cash

Julio Vasconcellos

Though LatAm leads the world in internet and digital media consumption, its creators still struggle to cash in on their influence. That presents an opportunity.

Uncontrolled Spread: Science, Policy, Institutions, Infrastructure

Scott Gottlieb, Vineeta Agarwala, Marc Andreessen, and Vijay Pande

We were at an inflection point with the COVID pandemic, between old and new tech, science institutions, policy, more. So what can we learn from past for future?

The Average American Would Pay $242,000 For One Extra Year of Good Health

Andrew Scott

New economic research supports a shift from the pursuit of longevity at all costs to a focus on healthspan: more healthy time over the duration of one’s life.

The Case for ‘Developer Experience’

Jean Yang

No code, SaaS, APIs have led to faster yet more heterogeneous systems: developers work in rainforests, not planned gardens.