An interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon about his history at the company, why Qualcomm is more than a mobile company, and why semiconductors are the future.
An Interview with Gregory C. Allen About China’s Chip Ban Response
An interview with Gregory C. Allen about Japan and Netherlands joining the chip ban, whether this path was avoidable, and what China is going to do next.
An Interview with Chip War Author Chris Miller
An Interview with Chip War author Chris Miller about why the U.S. succeeded in chips when the USSR didn’t, globalization and the importance of Taiwan and South Korea, and China’s prospects post chip ban.
An Interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang About AI’s iPhone Moment
An interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang about the impact of ChatGPT, Nvidia’s new cloud service, and how Nvidia is adapting to new geopolitical and competitive realities.
TSMC Earnings, Geographic Flexibility, The 7nm Question
TSMC’s earnings, even when disappointing, show how strong the company’s position is. Still, there are open questions about using leading edge capacity in the future.
AI and the Big Five
Given the success of existing companies with new epochs, the most obvious place to start when thinking about the impact of AI is with the big five: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft.
An Interview with Gregory C. Allen About the Past, Present, and Future of the China Chip Ban
An interview with Gregory C. Allen about the Biden administrations China chip export controls, plus the broader historical context of U.S.-China relations, the history of Silicon Valley and the U.S. military, and the factors that drove the globalization of chips in the first place
TSMC in Arizona, Arizona Challenges, Realities and Motivations
There is a lot of excitement about TSMC’s announcements in Arizona, but the reality is a bit more grim, even if the motivations of everyone involved are understandable.
An Interview with Dan Wang About the China Chip Ban
An Interview with Dan Wang about the China chip ban, the Party Congress, and China and his views of China have changed over time.
Chips and China
Understanding the path the semiconductor industry took to today both shows where China needs to go and also explains why the risks for geopolitical conflict are higher than ever.