My interview with Karina Pikhart and Peter Cantisani about Karina’s startup 6dot, which is making a new portable Braille labelling system.
Dr. Jade Wang of NASA Ames talks about The Game, her long, fascinating voyage to America from China as a child and her time here in Silicon Valley.
David interviews Dr. William Marshall of the NASA Ames Research Center about his current projects to build low cost satellites, the neccessary creation of a lunar base, and his path in coming to Silicon Valley.
David Weekly interviews James Halliday and Peteris Krumins, the CEO and CTO (respectively) of the newly-established Browserling, a browser testing firm in which David made his first angel investment. (The interview was done a mere hour after closing the round!) James describes his drive down from Alaska to the Bay Area to pursue funding for his startup and Peteris describes his childhood with computers in Latvia and his meeting James on IRC.
David interviews environmental policy wonk Tim Telleen-Lawton about his work for Environment California.
Bjoern Lasse Herrmann and Aleksandra Markova describe the Atherton, CA based incubator-house they live in (called Blackbox.vc), how it sprung out of a global network of youth entrepreneurs called Sandbox, and how a young, rural German came to meet a young, rural Russian somewhere in Washington thanks to a U.S. Government program…
My interview with Jeff Lindsay, my co-founder of SuperHappyDevHouse and the Hacker Dojo.
Rhett Butler of Mongabay talks about his upcoming State Department sponsored trip to Indonesia, where he’ll address thousands on the subject of biodiversity and property rights. We cover US consumers’ relationship to Green Marketing, corporate pioneering of sustainable economies, and more!
My (now former) roommate Ulrich describes his epic road trip from California down to the southern tip of Chile in his trusty Jeep, with a kayak mounted to his roof. The trip took over four years and included a three month pit-stop in Guatamala (“an excellent place to learn Spanish”) and six months in Panama, where Ulrich now owns a small retreat center / compound.