Favorites August 19th 2022
Tim Lee wrote a great article about the way this could be fixed with legislation. It essentially makes old video licensing similar to how music licensing works, you'll notice that there isn't that much of an availability/exclusivity problem for music. Yglesias puts it simply: "there’s no good reason digital video should be unavailable at any price". MG Siegler suggests his 3 year old is now a churn risk.
• Terrific thread explaining the history and operational details of ASML, the company that makes the machines that TSMC and Intel use to make chips. The details about modern EUV Lithography are so cool. The machine is so precise it could "theoretically hit your thumb with a laser pointer from the moon".