Innovation

The Ever-Shrinking Transistor and the Invention of Google

The Ever-Shrinking Transistor and the Invention of Google

Innovators are often unreasonable people: restless, quarrelsome, unsatisfied, and ambitious. Often, they are immigrants, especially on the west coast of America. Not always, though. Sometimes they can be quiet, unassuming, modest, and sensible stay-at-home types. The person whose career and insights best capture the extraordinary evolution of the computer between

Matt Ridley
Matt Ridley
Google
PODCAST 82: Matt Ridley talks about the Coronavirus Pandemic and His New Book How Innovation Works

PODCAST 82: Matt Ridley talks about the Coronavirus Pandemic and His New Book How Innovation Works

Science writer Matt Ridley talks to Toby Young about coronavirus, the prospects of finding a vaccine within the next 18 months, and his new book How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy, and the Saving of Time. He recently wrote for Quillette about GM crops.

Quillette
Quillette
Innovation