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    Silicon Valley

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    technology, Silicon Valley was a well maintained fruit orchard that spread over a couple of miles. Although located near Stanford University, the stretch of land had no signs of ever becoming the revolutionary place that is recognized throughout the world today. By the help of professors and their brightest students at Stanford University, Silicon Valley was created and became known as the world’s location of innovation in technology. The professor who is recognized for being the father of Silicon Valley

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    High-Tech Workers in the Silicon Valley

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    Brief History of the Valley The Silicon Valley area became a major manufacturing power after World War II. The Cold War furthered this development, as industries involved in defense, aerospace, steel, oil, automobiles, and so on prospered (Hossfeld 405-406). The high-technology industry began in the laboratories of corporations such as Bell Laboratories, American Telephone and Telegraph, Fairchild Camera and Instrument, and General Electric during this Cold War era (Bacon, “Organizing”). Employment

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    Silicon Valley has already attracted the attention of the world as a high-tech economic center since 1960, which lured other areas in the world to try to duplicate the distinctive industrial pattern of Silicon Valley. The first meaningful replication of Silicon Valley occurred in the mid of 1960. A batch of high-tech firms based on financial groups attempted to create a second Silicon Valley in New Jersey. Thus, they employed Stanford's dean of engineering and provost, Frederick Terman, who just

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    Craig Friedman MGMT Tech and Innovation An Analysis of Pirates of Silicon Valley Pirates of Silicon Valley, directed by Martyn Burke in 1999, depicts the story of two brilliant young entrepreneurs and their quest to revolutionize the way humans interact with society and technology. The two stars, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, both came from similar backgrounds that introduced each one to electronics. More importantly, as evidenced by Malcom Gladwell’s book Outliers, both of these brilliant college kids

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    The Toxic Technology of Silicon Valley

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    Silicon Valley, land of riches and of millionaires, archetype of the California Dream. This is the promise and the dream of technology. Mandel suggests that "Silicon Valley has joined the pantheon of mythic places-the first addition in more than fifty years" (285). A female engineer at Hewlett Packard states that "When [she] moved here, there were orchards all around, and now there are integrated-circuit manufacturing plants all around... that's been the thrill, because I've been a part of it, and

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    Why Silicon Valley Integrated Photonics?

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    Introduction 1.1 Why silicon integrated photonics? The observation by Gordon Moore in 1965 (now universally referred to as Moore’s law) that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit would double every couple of years has become a beacon that continues to drive the electronics industry [1]. Integrated circuits have grown exponentially from the 30-transistor devices of 1965 to today’s high-end microprocessors exceeding 500 million transistors integrated on a silicon chip the size of your

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    Annotated Bibliography "About SBWR." San Jose, CA.gov. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014. • In this website, it talks about San Jose and its plans and attempts to be more green and conserve water. The South Bay Water Recycling agency is the largest in the north bay and their goal is to make all of the water in San Jose and the areas that receive its water 100% recyclable. The recycled water is used for a myriad of things from irrigating food crops, parks, schools, golf courses, park landscaping, industrial

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    Clusters and ecuador

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    2 Clustering, a way to promote SME and local economic development Silicon Valley is how Santa Clara, the South Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay area in Northern California, United States, is known. The Silicon Valley pseudonym comes from the association of the semiconductor chip making industry that uses silicon, fine sand, as basic raw material. Its name is no more associated with the raw material but with the most famous high-tech cluster in the world. This 1,290.10 square miles area is the

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    Cynthia Theriault

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    Cynthia Theriault Documentum, Inc. Documentum, a Silicon Valley startup, is the first to market with an enterprise-scale document management solution built from standard relational database technologies in combination with object-oriented methodologies. The software enables people to collaboratively create, manage, deliver, and archive the content that drives business operations. The Company is at the crossroads of marketing strategies. Jeff Miller, the new CEO of Documentation, is faced

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    Detroit And The Bay Area

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    For decades, America has been the fastest growing economy country in the world, and Detroit was one of the most leading populous city in the United States. Back in 1930, Detroit was the fastest growing city, but now is the fastest shrinking city with more than 100, 000 abandoned homes (Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady). Similarly, Bay Area economy was the envy of the nation with high employment rates and GDP growth like Detroit in the 1930s, and is currently suffering from losing jobs, residents, and

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