Tony Fadell was instrumental in the development of the iPod and iPhone at Apple and then co-founded Nest Labs, which kicked off the consumer smart home market with its smart thermostat in 2011. Tony sold Nest to Google for $3.2 billion in 2014 and eventually left Google. He now runs an investment company called Future Shape.
[Inside the Nest: iPod creator Tony Fadell wants to reinvent the thermostat] (https://www.theverge.com/2011/11/14/2559567/tony-fadell-nest-learning-thermostat)
[General Magic - Trailer] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTdyb-RWNKo)
[Inside Facebook’s metaverse for work] (https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/19/22629942/facebook-workrooms-horizon-oculus-vr)
[Silicon Graphics] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_Graphics)
[Google is reorganizing and Sundar Pichai will become new CEO] (https://www.theverge.com/2015/8/10/9128083/sundar-pichai-ceo-google-larry-page-sergey-brin)
[Fire drill: can Tony Fadell and Nest build a better smoke detector?] (https://www.theverge.com/2013/10/8/4790896/nest-protect-smoke-detector)
[Google purchases Nest for $3.2 billion] (https://www.theverge.com/2014/1/13/5305282/google-purchases-nest-for-3-2-billion)
[Twitter accepts buyout, giving Elon Musk total control of the company] (https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/25/23028323/elon-musk-twitter-offer-buyout-hostile-takeover-ownership)
[Nest is rejoining Google to better compete with Amazon and Apple] (https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/7/16987002/nest-google-alphabet-smart-home-competition-amazon-alexa-apple)
[Apple Music Event 2005 - Motorola Rokr E1 / iTunes Phone] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWwDrBdfnH8)
[Activision Blizzard hit with another sexual harassment lawsuit] (https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/24/22995291/activision-blizzard-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-lisa-boom-jane-doe)
[Nest buying video-monitoring startup Dropcam for $555 million] (https://www.theverge.com/2014/6/20/5829126/nest-and-google-acquire-home-monitoring-company-dropcam)
[What matters about Matter, the new smart home standard] (https://www.theverge.com/22832127/matter-smart-home-products-thread-wifi-explainer)
[ZIGBEE ON MARS!] (https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/20/22445330/zigbee-on-mars-ingenuity-helicopter-perseverance-rover)
Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple
Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel
Pat Gelsinger, current CEO of Intel
Sundar Pichai, current CEO of Alphabet
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company
Jeff Williams, COO of Apple
Matt Rogers, Nest co-founder
Jeff Robbin, VP of consumer applications at Apple
Steve Hoteling, former CEO gesture recognition company Finger Works
Jon Rubinstein, senior VP of the iPod division at Apple
Steve Sakomen, hardware engineer and executive at Apple
Avie Tavanian, chief software technology officer at Apple
Scott Forstall, senior VP of iOS software, Apple
Jony Ive, chief design officer, Apple
Decoder is a production of The Verge, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
Today’s episode was produced by Creighton DeSimone and Jackie McDermott and it was edited by Callie Wright.
The Decoder music is by Breakmaster Cylinder. Our Sr Audio Director is Andrew Marino and our Executive Producer is Eleanor Donovan.
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