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April 5, 2018

The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing

by @ 3:24 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, History

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 
SCV Consultant’s Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing
– time sharing, Born in the Cold War in the aftermath of the first Russian Atomic bomb, Tymnet as the first independent Cloud-based services network in early 1972…
Speaker: Nathan Gregory, CTO and Chief Scientist, Reprivata LLC
Time: 7:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:30 pm to 9 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI Global Headquarters, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas 
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January 26, 2018

Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide

by @ 4:29 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt, History

Tuesday, March 13, 2017
SCV Consultant’s Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide
– Valley’s entrepreneurs have refined the art of company-building into a science over the last 60 years, A certain mystique has developed about Silicon Valley, how does it actually work?…
Speaker: Jonathan C. Baer, Threshold Ventures
Time: 7:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:30 pm to 9 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas
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December 23, 2017

Building the First “Steamship” in History

by @ 2:16 pm. Filed under ALL, History

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 
Subject: Building the First “Steamship” in History
– running steamboats on rivers, lakes and bays became a normal and accepted part of American life. Taking such a vessel on a voyage across the ocean was a different proposition altogether. Experienced mariners didn’t think it could be done….
Speaker: John Laurence Busch, Independent Historian 
Time: 11:00 am: Registration, networking; 11:30 am: Buffet Luncheon; 12:15 pm: Presentations; 1:30 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: $10 includes lunch
Location: Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 915 Clubhouse Drive, Livermore 
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October 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow

by @ 8:51 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, History

Friday, November 10, 2017 
Subject: Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow
– How did personal computing start? This will be a unique opportunity to learn about yesterday’s computer of tomorrow that profoundly shaped our world. A panel of experts from Xerox PARC will present … 
Speakers: Dan Ingalls, Doug Brotz, Bob Sproull, Tom Malloy, Charles Simonyi, John Shoch
Time: 6:00 pm: Check in; 7:00 pm: Presentation; 8:45 pm: Adjoin 
Cost: Free
Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View 
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August 1, 2017

Dialog: The Beginning of Online Search

by @ 1:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, History

Thursday, September 14, 2017 
SCV History Chapter 
Subject: Dialog: The Beginning of Online Search
– Dialog was an online search engine that preceded internet search engines by 22 years; learn how this tool advanced the technology of searching technical and educational databases … 
Panelists: Dr. Roger K. Summit, founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dialog; Elizabeth Trudell, former VP of Global Marketing and VP of Product Management, Dialog; Robert A. “BoB” Simons, former General Counsel, Dialog Information Services; Sally Peters, Information Specialist, Xerox PARC 
Time: 6:00 pm: Doors open for refreshments and networking; 6:30 to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Questions
Cost: IEEE Members: $6; Non-Members: $10 
Location: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara 
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June 30, 2017

2nd annual Origin Stories

by @ 11:49 am. Filed under ALL, History

September 19, 2017 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter 
Subject: 2nd annual Origin Stories
– Company founders explain how and why they started their enterprises. Now accepting nominations for featured companies at: Photos from last year: Here  
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, Pizza & drinks, 12:00 Noon to 1 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed: $4; Non-IEEE members: $6
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
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April 15, 2017

Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: The Deep Mythic Origins of Silicon Valley Innovation

by @ 7:31 am. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt, History

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: The Deep Mythic Origins of Silicon Valley Innovation
– The hidden myth behind Silicon Valley’s success is far older than you would ever guess… 
Speaker:  Paul Saffo, Stanford Univ., Singularity Univ. 
Time: 6:00 pm: Appetizers and networking; 7:00 pm: Dinner; 7:45 pm: Presentation
Cost: $32
Location: Turmeric Restaurant, 141 S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale 
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