profiles of people

A look inside a Chinese bitcoin mine. 

“Located in a decaying industrial park on the outskirts of town, the mine employs about 50 and consists of eight single-story, warehouse-like buildings, each 150 meters (492 feet) long. Seven of them host 21,000 machines that, together, represent nearly 4% […]

profiles of people

The Horowitz family. 

A profile of David Horowitz contrasted with his son Ben Horowitz (of VC firm Andreeson Horowitz fame). A very interesting story about the divergent politics of father and son. | learn more

profiles of people

Yann LeCun runs AI research at Facebook. 

“After years of criticism and marginalization, LeCun finally has it all: 80 researchers, the backing of Facebook’s vast financial resources, and mainstream faith in his work. All he has to do now is deliver.” | learn more