Articles and multimedia from Peninsula Press staff about Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s 2014 State of the Valley Conference. Topics include income inequality, investment, society, education and gender.
State of the Valley
Speaking at the State of the Valley Conference in San Jose, James Fallows said Chinese don’t enjoy the unique culture fueling Silicon Valley’s impressive success.
Kim Polese, Kara Swisher and Susan Wojcicki discuss the emerging trends in technology, saying “The desktops are done. Laptops are getting done. But tablets are the future.”
Speaking at the 2013 State of Valley Conference in San Jose, local officials said regional disconnect is hurting the Bay Area’s ability to collaborate, save administrative funds and respond to problems.
1978 law Proposition 13 caps California property tax. But experts at today’s State of the Valley Conference say the law is outdated and prevents schools and local governments from getting the funding they need.