New fund Hyper debuts with $300k checks and promise of distribution by Product Hunt – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 17 minutes Hyper is a $60M early-stage fund co-founded by Josh Buckley, Product Hunt’s CEO along with writer, founder and designer Dustin Curtis. Two ex-Sequoia operators are part of the team at launch as well. Malika Cantor as Partner and GM and Ashton Brown as Head of Program. The fund launches today and is self-described as ‘inspired … Read more

‘Stranger Things’ Writers Are ‘Working Their B*tts Off’ On Season Four (They Promise)

Reading Time: 18 minutes Good news for you Stranger Things fans, who may or may not have forgotten that this show, you know, exists (the last season debuted nearly two years ago!). Though pandemic-induced production woes have left Netflix’s expectant audience in limbo, there may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel. As of late, both … Read more

The great chip crisis threatens the promise of Moore’s Law

Reading Time: 16 minutes Even as microchips have become essential in so many products, their development and manufacturing have come to be dominated by a small number of producers with limited capacity—and appetite—for churning out the commodity chips that are a staple for today’s technologies. And because making chips requires hundreds of manufacturing steps and months of production time, … Read more