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 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.
The China Chip Ban; The Logic of the Ban; Chinese Retaliation, or Not
The Biden administration released wide-ranging limits on the exports of chips and chip-making technology to China; it is a position that makes logical sense, even as it makes the status quo more fragile.
AI Chips and China, Geopolitical Considerations, Nvidia Considerations
Nvidia and AMD graphics chips are barred from sale in China, signaling a permanent shift in the U.S.’s approach to selling tech to China
An Interview With Jay Goldberg About the Chip Slowdown, Intel and Nvidia, and the CHIPS Act
An Interview With Jay Goldberg About the Chip Slowdown, Intel and Nvidia, and the CHIPS Act, plus Nvidia’s perfect storm, the importance of software versus chip design, and why Goldberg is so optimistic about ARM in the data center.
Chips are the clearest example that economic efficiencies will not be the ultimate decider of technology’s end state: politics will play an important role.