Silicon valley

Silicon Valley is the home of many global technology companies.


Latitude: 37.387474000000
Longitude: -122.057543400000

Timeline of Events Associated with Silicon valley

Date Event Manage
Mar 1975

First meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club

The homebrew Computer Club was a group of electronic enthusiasts that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozinak give credit to for inspiration for the original Apple computer. This fist meeting, which occured in a garage in Menlo Park CA, eventually led to the creation of the Silicon Valley.

An invitation to the Homebrew Computer Club
circa. 1988

Selling the Ranch

The Rouse family owned a prune ranch in San Jose in what would later become Silicon Valley. It was sold to facilitate the expansion of the Silicon Valley.

Phil Rouse on the ranch in San Jose