China Rising - Video and Podcast

Can the US Compete in Solar and Electric Vehicles?


A lot to digest this week. China’s global economic leadership in sustainable tech, @garrytan has a new role heading Y Combinator, @OM exposes Apple’s AI weakness, @VitalikButerin has a new book, @Cloudflare defends the freedom to publish, @ttunguz thinks about web3 apps and @SamirKaji tweets about what makes a good VC. Join myself and Andrew Keen in discussing the issues in That Was The Week #325

Read That Was The Week in the Substack app
Available for iOS and Android



Here are the links from this week. They were broken in yesterday’s email BTW, so these ones work.

China Rising

  • The long road to American-made EVs

  • China’s Dominance in the Solar Panel Supply Chain

Essays of the Week

  • Apple’s missing “augmented” intelligence

  • Y Combinator: accelerator investments need to change focus

  • Welcome Home, Garry Tan

  • How emerging VC funds can attract capital

  • Proof of Stake - The Book

  • The Future of Crypto Native Consumer Products

  • Why We'll See More New Types of Web3 Apps in the Next Year by @ttunguz

  • The 5 Phases of Figma’s Community-Led Growth: From Stealth to Enterprise


Watch with a 7-day free trial

Subscribe to That Was The Week to watch this video and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.