–Tom Wolfe, author of A Man in Full and The Bonfire of the Vanities
"Mike Malone is to Silicon Valley what George Orwell was to the Spanish Civil War."
–Paul A. Gigot, Editorial Page Editor
The Wall Street Journal
"One hundred years from now, when people talk about Silicon Valley, they will be using Mike Malone′s words."
–Tom Siebel, Chairman and CEO, Siebel Systems
"Malone has done it again! By compiling these gems from the past, we can revisit his powerful insights for the future. Thank you, Mike Malone, for helping to shape this legend we call ′The Valley!′"
–Dr. Eric Schmidt Chairman and CEO, Google, Inc.
"In an area that has had too much hype, Mike Malone consistently provides the provocative, penetrating analyses and insights that brilliantly withstand the test of time. He is an impeccable source of enlightenment."
–Steve Forbes, President and Editor in Chief
"An absolutely fascinating insight into life in Silicon Valley. It′s a beautiful combination of history, gossip, insight, and anecdote. It reads like a modern John Aubrey."
–Anthony Hopwood, Dean
Said Business School, Oxford University
PART 1: SANTA CLARA VALLEY.
Chapter 1: Snow Tracks.
Chapter 2: The Mission Bell′s Toll.
Chapter 3: The Soul of the ′HP Way′.
PART 2: SILICON VALLEY.
Chapter 1: Microprocessor: First 25 Years.
Chapter 2: IPO Day.
Chapter 3: Bob Noyce: Inventor, Entrepreneur, Statesman.
Chapter 4: Silicon Suburbia.
chapter 5: The Macintosh Introduction.
PART 3: SILICON TOWN.
Chapter 1: The Real Secrets of Silicon Valley.
Chapter 2: Going Underground in Silicon Valley.
Chapter 3: Day of the Jackal.
Chapter 4: A Good Day to Contemplate the Rest of Life.
Chapter 5: Has Silicon Valley Gone Pussy.
Chapter 6: Seduction––From the Bitch Goddess, A Novel.
Chapter 7: Technofacism.
PART 4: SILICON WORLD.
Chapter 1: The Frontier of the Heart.
Chapter 2: Notes from a Distant Node.
Chapter 3: Bandon Beach.
Chapter 4: Pressing Their Cases Coast to Coast.
Chapter 5: Children of the (Once) Future.
Chapter 6: The Gildered Age.
PART 5: SILICON HOME.
Chapter 1: The Packard Way.
Chapter 2: Pixies Last Lesson.
Chapter 3: Second Sight.