Silicon Valley Roots & Shoots

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    Silicon Valley Roots & Shoots

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    "Silicon Valley Roots & Shoots" is an insider’s guide to the companies, people, products, and stories behind this vibrant center of high-tech innovation. Visit the sites where engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and dreamers created ideas and technology that changed our world.

    Tracking down the roots (the pioneers) and shoots (the spin-out companies) of the digital revolution is made easy with this unique guide to over 175 locations and resources in the southern San Francisco Bay Area cities, campuses and industrial parks. Key attractions include the birthplaces of the computer chip, disk drive, video game, video recorder, Ethernet, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, and numerous other important gizmos and corporations. Each location has many photos, concise descriptions, maps, and links to additional information.

    ★ About the Author ★

    David A. Laws is a 40-plus year veteran of Silicon Valley. He worked in roles from junior engineer to CEO at semiconductor companies, including Fairchild, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and Altera. Today he is a business consultant, travel writer, and semiconductor curator at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

    ★ About Sutro Media ★

    This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

    If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you -

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