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May 20, 2013 AT 12:00 am

Mary Lou Jepsen on hardware engineering

Mary Lou Jepsen encourages Google X attitude in hardware engineering – SlashGear.

This week at a fireside chat during Google I/O 2013, Mary Lou Jepsen – currently the head of the Display Division at Google X – let it be known that “there’s no more silicon in Silicon Valley – it’s all iPhone apps.” She quickly added – “or Android apps, I should say.” An overarching theme from her set of words in the extended chat made it clear: she’s not satisfied with the current atmosphere for hardware innovation, particularly when it comes to startup funding.

We did not know she is at Google now.


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