Space X Creates History With Successful Launch of Falcon 9

On Monday, Dec 21, 2015  Elon Musk’s SpaceX made a brilliant breakthrough that had people talking about it for quite sometime. To say a little bit of space history was created with this breakthrough would be an understatement. For the first time Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket made “a successful ground-based landing at Cape Canaveral… Continue Reading


Santa Clara Wine Trail

WINERIES OF SANTA CLARA VALLEY

Santa Clara county is not only home to many Silicon Valley companies, but is also home to some of the oldest vineyards in California. Some of the vineyards in Santa Clara Valley are over 100 years old. Surprised? So was I when I discovered the Santa Clara Wine trail, which is literally a few miles south… Continue Reading


PODCAST: MEET DR. VINITH MISRA, TECHNICAL CONSULTANT FOR HBO’s SILICON VALLEY

Ever wondered who created the compression algorithms and all the technical stuff  in the startup world that you see in HBO’s Silicon Valley. We talk to the character behind the technology. Meet Dr. Vinith Misra, the technical consultant, who worked with Mike Judge and his team on the series. He was working on his PhD with Prof. Tsachy… Continue Reading


VIDEO: STEFFI PAEPCKE OF OPEN SOURCE ROBOTICS FOUNDATION

We speak to Steffi Paepcke, Lead Designer and Co-Founder of Open Source Robotics Foundation. Located in Silicon Valley this non-profit organization is focussed on help promote open source software in the field of robotics. This interview with Paepcke is part of our Women in Science and Technology series. Paepcke is the only non-engineer in her… Continue Reading


PODCAST: STEFFI PAEPCKE ON ROBOTS, ROBOTICS & STEM EDUCATION

Meet Steffi Paepcke, lead designer and co-founder of Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF), a non-profit organization based in Mountain View. OSRF is a spin off from Willow Garage, a robotics startup in Menlo Park. OSRF’s mission is to support the development and distribution of open source software in robot research, education and product development points out… Continue Reading


PODCAST: LAWRENCE KASDAN ON STAR WARS, GEORGE LUCAS AND FILMS

Lawrence Kasdan is a writer, producer and director. He is the co-writer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that opened today in the US.  Kasdan c0-wrote other Star Wars films. He wrote and directed The Big Chill. Earlier this year Kasdan was recognized for his work by Silicon Valley’s Cinequest Film Festival, which ia where we… Continue Reading