Silicon Valley Sights
It’s a lot easier to stop and appreciate a rainbow when you commute by bike.
My parents live in the same Mountain View neighborhood and type of home that Steve Jobs grew up in before he moved to Los Altos. I love the amount of light the Mackay floor to ceiling windows let in, but their single pane design can make for a cold home in the winter. The original … Continue reading
http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/m/malone-loop.html If you’re interested in origin stories, it starts getting interesting for me at 2.0.1 in this book excerpt. I lived down the street from Monta Loma Elementary, the first school Steve Jobs attended, for almost ten years, and my parents still live in the neighborhood. It’s funny how he demanded a move away from … Continue reading
My company made its first sale ever to a client in the Federated States of Micronesia which is another U.S. protectorate in the Pacific. I saw the GDP according to Wikipedia is $277 million. Contrast that to the local 85/101 interchange project which cost $125.3 million. The U.S. still has a lot of tax dollars … Continue reading
Mountain View Voice: Squirrel attack sparks lawsuit I need some extra spending money. I think I’m going to slather my body with honey and pine nuts and head down to Cuesta Park. In other parts of this country, those squirrels would have been shot and eaten before they mutated into killer rodents.
Birthplace of Silicon Valley in shambles | The Register I’ve driven past this building many times, but I never realized it was the home of Shockley Labs. My office used to be a short walk to 844 E. Charleston which is only a few miles away right off San Antonio. This address is significant because … Continue reading
Weird Stuff buys and sells surplus computer equipment. A great name for a company that tries to recycle all the tech detritus of Silicon Valley.