Tony Fadell’s Book “Build” Celebrates Success and Failure

After 30+ years in Silicon Valley, this engineer and designer has plenty of tales and advice to share

Often referred to as the “Father of the iPod,” engineer and designer Tony Fadell has just released his first book, Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making. With 30+ years of experience in Silicon Valley and 300 patents to his name, Fadell has been part of epic successes—and failures—and this book is full of stories, insights and lessons related to them. Fadell began his …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

9,200 unknown tree species, a watery grave for the ISS, the UK's first queer museum and more from around the web

A Studio Residency For Formerly Incarcerated Artists at the World Trade Center This Spring, Silver Art Projects—a non-profit organization that supports overlooked artists—will open applications for its third round of year-long residencies, offering studio space at the World Trade Center, stipends and mentorships for disadvantaged artists. A quarter of the creatives chosen will be formerly incarcerated people. “It just made sense to bring in formerly …

A Guide to Raising Venture Capital For Black Women

According to ProjectDiane, a biennial report on Black and Latina women founders, only 93 Black women founders raised $1 million or more in venture capital in 2021, highlighting the state of entrepreneurship for them. In an attempt to boost numbers, Insider spoke with 40 Black women founders to compile a guide to navigate the daunting landscape. This resource includes how to bolster pitch decks with …