Visual History of Silicon Valley

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The 1970s


3000 Sand Hill Rd, headquarters of the venture-capital community

3000 Sand Hill Rd

3000 Sand Hill Rd

3000 Sand Hill Rd


Kleiner-Perkins

Kleiner-Perkins

The Varsity theater on University Avenue, Palo Alto

Another center for venture capitalists, Middlefield & University


The historical Intel offices in Santa Clara (1970): 2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara

Intel on Mission College Blvd

Intel on Mission College Blvd


Intel 4004

Intel IN-10 memory board (1972)

Intel 8088

Zilog, 170 State St # 260A, Los Altos


Federico Faggin and Ted Hoff (Computer History Museum)

Robert Noyce

Gordon Moore

Bill Pentz, the man who proved to Intel that microprocessors could be used to build computers


A meeting at Xerox PARC

The original location of Xerox PARC (1970): 3180 Porter Dr, Palo Alto

3180 Porter Dr, Palo Alto

Xerox Alto (Computer History Museum)


Xerox PARC (3333 Coyote Hill Road Palo Alto)

Xerox PARC

Xerox PARC


SRI Intl (333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park)

SRI Intl

SRI Intl


Four Phase Systems started out in a former dentist's office (1969): 991 Commercial St, Palo Alto

Four Phase Systems started out in a former dentist's office (1969): 991 Commercial St, Palo Alto

Four Phase Systems started out in a former dentist's office (1969): 991 Commercial St, Palo Alto

Four Phase Systems' first offices (1970): 10420 North Tantau Drive, Cupertino


Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in 1976 (Computer History Museum)

Steve Jobs' garage - 2066 Crist Dr, Los Altos

Steve Jobs' garage

Steve Jobs' garage


SLAC

SLAC

The SLAC auditorium where the Homebrew Club used to meet

The SLAC auditorium where the Homebrew Club used to meet


Apple's first office (1976): 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

Apple's first office (1976): 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino

The SLAC auditorium where the Homebrew Club used to meet

The SLAC auditorium where the Homebrew Club used to meet


The site of the Byte Store on El Camino in Mountain View

The Byte Shop on El Camino in Mountain View

Computer Shack in Hayward, one of the first computer stores

Computer Shack in Hayward, one of the first computer stores


Atari, 2962 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara

Atari, 2962 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara

Alan Kay (Computer History Museum)

Bob Metcalfe (Computer History Museum)


The Oasis on El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a popular hang-out place for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

The Oasis on El Camino Real

Alfred Peet's first coffee shop on the corner of Walnut and Vine Streets in Berkeley

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