Mark your calendar. At the intersection of Castro and Mercy streets in downtown Mountain View, my home the past 25 years, is buried a time capsule. It was planted inside a custom-designed manhole in 1990 to be unearthed in 100 years. “Among the contents are menus from a variety of downtown restaurants, a video on […]
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The ‘Do No Evil’ company is evil. This blog is devoted to photography and related matters. It is extremely rare that I stray into the realm of politics. News is out that Google has just fired an employee at its Mountain View, California, headquarters for writing an internal memo expressing his misgivings about the gospel […]
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 […]
Springtime in Silicon Valley. Last light yesterday at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California. In the first image below, three Mountain View icons are seen in the distance: Hangar One, the largest wind tunnel in the world at NASA’s Ames Research Center, and Google headquarters.