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Homage to Silicon Valley founders. Carolyn Caddes‘s book, “Portraits of Success – Impressions of Silicon Valley Pioneers,” is a photographic tribute to the pioneers of Silicon Valley and a document of historical value. Second-hand versions of this beautiful volume are available on Amazon and I’ve had a copy on my shelf for years. Caddes‘s images […]

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So goes the cliché. The obverse: “As the Chinese say, 1001 words is worth more than a picture.” That piece of insight came to us from John McCarthy, the legendary computer science professor at Stanford University, who passed away this week. Other John McCarthy sayings I am fond of: “Comparing oneself with Galileo or Einstein […]

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