In California Janne and I made a pilgrimage to the holy sites in Silicon Valley: offices of AMD, Intel, Google, and Apple, and two museums.
The Apple building that we saw was the new space donut one. Quite a remarkable building! It was difficult to find at first because we kept getting their old address from maps, but once I saw this picture on my display, I knew I had found the right site :-)
But the really interesting visits were to the Computer History Museum and Intel Museum. Both had interesting displays. Plenty of hardware, but also things like bean bag chairs:
So, old hardware *and* old fashion:
And old memories for me at least:
Finally, there was also some amount of networking history in the Computer History Museum, e.g., Vint Cerf on video talking about the Internet, and some references to the IETF:
Photos (c) 2017 by Jari Arkko