"Golden age" of Silicon valley

American photographer Doug Menuez (Doug Menuez) for 15 years, sealing in the photos of the so-called "Golden age" of Silicon valley. From 1985 to 2000, he had unlimited access to the leaders of the major IT companies of the world, among whom was Steve jobs. His archive has become one of the most complete Chronicles of the period of the American and technological history. TJournal publishes a selection of the most interesting photo of Manusa.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Programmer Peter Ellie is resting after intensive work before the CES show in Chicago, where John Scully will present the Apple Newton is one of the first handheld personal computers.

Despite such a high value, the negatives of Manusa for many years remained unpublished, and largely because of a quarrel with jobs. However, in June 2014, they went along with the book "Fearless genius".

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Seattle, Washington, 1999. Senior Vice President of Microsoft Steve Ballmer talks with a group of developers in the headquarters of the company.

Menuez travels the world and talks about what it was like to witness the dawn of the digital era. According to him, even employees of the IT industry know little about its development: "the Number of people who do not know their history, is shocking," says Menuez.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Highway to Santa Cruz, CA, 1987. Steve jobs is back with a picnic for employees in a rented school bus.

Menuez hopes to change that: he believes that imprinted on the pictures people have created a rich and important culture, traces of which are now gone. According to him, in those years, Silicon valley has been focused on building technology that fundamentally changed the approach to education.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Fremont, CA, 1990. John Scully struggles with his shyness before meeting with the press.

"People are ***** [hell] died, was in a psychiatric hospital, the marriage was falling apart because people sought to achieve new things, which in itself was incredibly difficult," Doug Menuez, American photographer.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Mountain View, CA, 1995. President bill Clinton attended a charity evening to raise funds, organized by the Executive Directors of the Silicon valley.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Cupertino, California, 1993. Programmer Sarah Clark kept his child at work, almost never leaving the building for two years, while the team was in a hurry to finish the software. She would pull down the blinds in his office and then colleagues knew that it was quiet time, or that she is breast-feeding.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Laguna Niguel, CA, 1992. Bill gates reports that no one should pay the photographer for over $ 50.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Steve jobs was a big fan of going barefoot, and one day he crossed his bare feet on the table to the Director of Atari Joe Kinane.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Aspen, Colorado, 1998. Billy joy, the legendary programmer who wrote the operating system Unix Berkeley, and then helped the Military Department of the USA with the TCP/IP stack, allowing you to easily send and receive e-mail in case of nuclear war.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Menlo Park, CA, 1987. Steve jobs pretending to be a normal person. "Jobs' seldom-seen relaxed, he was always focused on a certain task," says Menuez.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Sunnyvale, CA, 1990. Engineer at Lam Research work to solve the problem of electrical connections in the Assembly machines for plasma etching.

"Golden age" of Silicon valley

Silicon valley, California. Find tidy workplace is no easy task.

Keywords: History | Celebrities | Archive | Technology | IT company

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