Business Innovation

The Crazy Process of Silicon Valley Innovation

Innovators in the Valley hate market research. We often tend to get obsessed with an idea and develop a solution without worrying if consumers will use our solutions. I will cite some examples from my life. Commodore Computers had a colorful CEO, Jack Tramiel. Now Jack went to the concentration camp in Auschwitz and was… Continue reading

How the Silicon Valley began

How the Silicon Valley began

We are in the mid 70’s. I cannot remember a man who did not have a beard, or any woman who wore a bra. We would gather around in a park in Los Gatos, smoke pot and dream. Honest. That’s how Atari began. Bushnell was inspiring but it was the Al (Alcorn) who developed the… Continue reading