At the table: Buck's of Woodside is still weird and wonderful after 30 years.
Talking psychedelics, faux meat and the 'irrational exuberance' of Silicon Valley with Jamis MacNiven, the Peninsula’s zaniest restaurant owner. Read more
For nearly three decades Buck’s has been a place where entrepreneurs meet. In that time the founder, Jamis MacNiven, has spoken hundreds of times to these visitors about how Buck’s came to be and more broadly how Silicon Valley became synonymous with technological innovation. Using 80 slides and a good deal of humor Jamis tells the story of what makes Silicon Valley unique. Learn more
My favorite book is Moby-Dick. If you are reading this article and (and you must be, right?) I suggest you cease instanta! and, get a copy of Moby-Dick (and yes, for reasons forever unclear the title does have a hyphen) and read the book “Call me Ishmael…” It’s all about guys doing guy stuff like skinning whales, drowning; and features a cruel broken sea captain smiting anyone who gets in his path on his way to rain hellfury on the leviathan. Read more