Atoms vs. Bits: Complex Hardware Makes a Comeback

Mar 11, 2023

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Recording: Atoms vs. Bits: Complex Hardware Makes a Comeback, Mar 11, 2023

Software has eaten the world. AI, crypto, and Web3 may be capturing the zeitgeist, but there is a growing focus on revolutionizing the physical systems that support and improve our lives. Billions of dollars are pouring into high risk, high reward technologies like fusion, space transportation, hypersonic aircraft, and carbon capture. These complex hardware projects are some of the most difficult in history, but if successful, will fundamentally shift how we power, connect, and explore the world.

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Darby Dunn

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Casey Handmer

Terraform Industries

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