You could use many adjectives to describe Silicon Valley; I don't think 'normal' is one of them.
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.
If the Ivy League was the breeding ground for the elites of the American Century, Stanford is the farm system for Silicon Valley.
I always think it's hilarious when the stand-ins come in for 'Silicon Valley,' because it's a complete inversion of the attractiveness quotient that is supposed to exist.
China should be another United States from an economic standpoint. Beijing should be another Silicon Valley.
In my boyhood, cattle-raising ran almost neck and neck with grain-raising. In my secluded little valley in the Suisun Hills, the rodeo was the most exhilarating spectacle in the round year.
It had not yet been named Silicon Valley, but you had the defense industry, you had Hewlett-Packard. But you also had the counter-culture, the Bay Area. That entire brew came together in Steve Jobs.
Two-thirds or three-quarters of the CEOs in Silicon Valley are from South Asia or from Asia.
Commenced operations in the Valley of the Kings.
I don't program, so I don't belong in Silicon Valley. If I did belong in Silicon Valley, I'd be there creating a revolutionary compression algorithm for billions of dollars.
Running a real business is exacting, daunting, repetitive work. Even in Silicon Valley.
There is an often-told story that Silicon Valley is filled with women looking to cash in by marrying wealthy tech moguls. Whether there really is a significant number of such women is debatable.
Unfortunately, a lot of Silicon Valley venture capitalists are disconnected from African Americans, Latinos, and other people of color.
An open-minded and diverse population that readily shares information, encourages experimentation, accepts failure and dispenses with formality and hierarchy is what makes Silicon Valley the successful hub that it is.
The stuff coming out of Silicon Valley is dorky. Like, it's not very sexy.
I was technically a Valley Girl, even though I absolutely dreaded being called that. I really hated the idea that I was a Valley Girl.
In the entertainment business, everybody is desperately insecure, and the guys in Silicon Valley seem to be slightly overconfident.
I grew up half in South Central and half in the San Fernando valley.
The San Fernando Valley has plenty of manufacturing zones, especially in the 29th Congressional District.
North Hollywood isn't actually Hollywood, it's in the San Fernando Valley... it's not the most glamorous part of L.A.