The moon landing was a giant leap for Silicon Valley
Jul 19, 2019

The moon landing was a giant leap for Silicon Valley

Today, we chart that path. Plus: "The Office" reruns as a cure for burnout and a conversation with the head of the Boston Fed.

Segments From this episode

The Boston Fed president says the economy is doing "quite well"

What could this mean for an interest rate cut this month?
Eric Rosengren has been serving as the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston since 2007.
Courtesy of Boston Federal Reserve

How the moon landing helped launch Silicon Valley

Jul 19, 2019
It's all thanks to the computer chip.
Buzz Aldrin sets up the Solar Wind Composition Experiment during NASA's Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in July 1969.
Space Frontiers/Getty Images

What's the rationale for selling a private company's stock ahead of an IPO?

Jul 19, 2019
WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has been raising cash against his stake in the company. Turns out that kind of practice is becoming more common.
A man walks into a WeWork office in Washington, D.C.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Burnt out millennials turn to binge-streaming TV

Jul 23, 2019
In order to relieve stress, young people turn to streaming media more than exercise, sleep, drinking or drugs.
Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Lucky Numbers Generationals
Before I Fall Bob Moses
Embrace Goldroom, Ariela Jacobs
San Junipero The Bamboos

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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