Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

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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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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Mud flats, salt ponds, wetlands. As the B747 banked sharply on its final turn for landing at SFO, I caught this crisp view of the Ravenswood Slough in Menlo Park, California. A portion of the Facebook headquarters is seen at the bottom right of the second photo.      

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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.      

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