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The Valley of Heart's Delight. A Silicon Valley Notebook 1963 - 2001. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2213930
  • Book
  • July 2002
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The history of the heart of the high-tech world
Mike Malone is a journalist who has covered Silicon Valley for nearly twenty years. This book combines the best of his work from a variety of renowned publications to offer a true-to-life glimpse of the world's most important industrial community. These stories form a picture of a place at the center of cultural, economic, and technological advancement and the people who live there, from dot.com millionaires to everyday working people just trying to get by. Not confined to its present technological significance, the book looks at the rich history of the Valley and the future that awaits it. Meticulously researched and broad in scope, The Valley of Heart's Delight is the definitive biography of a place of massive cultural and political significance.
Michael S. Malone (Palo Alta, CA) joined the San Jose Mercury News in 1980 as the nation's first daily high-tech reporter. His writings on Silicon Valley earned him two Pulitzer Prize nominations. He has also written for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Dallas Morning News, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. He is currently the Editor at Large for ASAP.
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Foreword.

Acknowledgement.

Introduction.

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.

Authors' Biography.
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Michael S. Malone Editor in Chief, Forbes ASAP, Palo Alto, CA.
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