This essay is derived from a keynote at Xtech. Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere, or is there something unique about it?
This essay is derived from a keynote at Xtech. Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere, or is there something unique about it? It wouldn't be surprising if it were hard to reproduce in other countries, because you couldn't reproduce it in most of the US either.
What does it take to make a silicon valley even here? What it takes is the right people. If you could get the right ten thousand people to move from Silicon Valley to Buffalo, Buffalo would become Silicon Valley.
Up till a couple decades ago, geography was destiny for cities. All great cities were located on waterways, because cities made money by trade, and water was the only economical way to ship. Now you could make a great city anywhere, if you could get the right people to move there.
So the question of how to make a silicon valley becomes: Two Types I think you only need two kinds of people to create a technology hub: They're the limiting reagents in the reaction that produces startups, because they're the only ones present when startups get started.
Everyone else will move. Observation bears this out: Few startups happen in Miami, for example, because although it's full of rich people, it has few nerds. It's not the kind of place nerds like.
Whereas Pittsburgh has the opposite problem: MIT yielded Route Stanford and Berkeley yielded Silicon Valley. The record skips at that point.
Lower down the list, the University of Washington yielded a high-tech community in Seattle, and the University of Texas at Austin yielded one in Austin.
But what happened in Pittsburgh? And in Ithaca, home of Cornell, which is also high on the list? I grew up in Pittsburgh and went to college at Cornell, so I can answer for both.
The weather is terrible, particularly in winter, and there's no interesting old city to make up for it, as there is in Boston. Rich people don't want to live in Pittsburgh or Ithaca. So while there are plenty of hackers who could start startups, there's no one to invest in them. Not Bureaucrats Do you really need the rich people?
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