city: menlo park

susan wojcicki’s garage

from google posted in technology by EntropyOrSloth

Larry Page and Sergey Brin rented out Susan Wojcicki's garage in Menlo Park to use as Google's workspace in September of 1998, the same month they filed for incorporation in California and hired their first employee. They outgrew the garage by February of the next year.

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homebrew computing club

from steve jobs posted in technology by prof_improbable

In the auditorium of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the Homebrew Computing Club would meet in the mid-70s. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were members of this club, and when Woz developed the first Apple computer board, they would sell them at the Homebrew meetings in April of 1976, giving them the confidence to further invest into Apple Computers.

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