The New Terrain for Silicon Valley

John Hennessy, a leader in this unique American region, talks about the challenges ahead and how the Valley will have to change to cope

Stanford University President John L. Hennessy is both an academic and a groundbreaker in computer engineering. In 1981, he led a team of researchers who developed a new variety of computer chip that was both faster and cheaper than earlier chips. His innovation help lead the way to now-standard corporate computing where PCs constantly talk to the server computers that are still replacing mainframes in back offices.

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