25 episodes

Ripped from the pages of Adam Fisher's uncensored history of Silicon Valley, Valley of Genius features the hackers, founders, and freaks who made Silicon Valley boom, in their own words. Drawn from over 200 interviews with the brightest stars and hidden heroes of technology, Valley of Genius is required listening for history buffs, tech lovers, and anyone interested in the innovation, betrayal, and magic of Silicon Valley.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

Ripped from the pages of Adam Fisher's uncensored history of Silicon Valley, Valley of Genius features the hackers, founders, and freaks who made Silicon Valley boom, in their own words. Drawn from over 200 interviews with the brightest stars and hidden heroes of technology, Valley of Genius is required listening for history buffs, tech lovers, and anyone interested in the innovation, betrayal, and magic of Silicon Valley.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

    Larry Brilliant

    Larry Brilliant

    Larry Brilliant met Steve Jobs in India, helped eradicate smallpox, and co-founded The Well.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Larry Brilliant

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 23 min
    Howard Warshaw

    Howard Warshaw

    Howard Warshaw is infamous for creating the "worst video game ever," ET the Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600. He tells tales of the final days of Atari.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Howard Warshaw

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 22 min
    Fabrice Florin

    Fabrice Florin

    Fabrice Florin produced a documentary of the first ever Hackers Conference, and was influential in the development of Hypercard. He tells his story here.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Fabrice Florin

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 23 min
    Charlie Ayers

    Charlie Ayers

    Google's first Chef dishes on Google's early days, the Grateful Dead, and Burning Man.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Charlie Ayers

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 22 min
    Tiffany Shlain

    Tiffany Shlain

    Tiffany Shlain is the founder of the Webby Awards. She talks about the early days of the Web and the crazy times she had.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Tiffany Shlain

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 11 min
    Jaron Lanier

    Jaron Lanier

    Jaron Lanier is a virtual reality pioneer and the inventor of the EYE Phone, the first commercially available head-mounted display. He talks about the early days of VR.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Adam Fisher

    Guest: Jaron Lanier

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/valley-of-genius.

    Get a copy of Adam Fisher's Valley of Genius book at a bookstore near you.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Ant Pruitt ,

This podcast made me order the book

I love the insight and behind-the-scenes aspect of the stories shared on this podcast. Nicely done.

Michael R Moore ,

A great Compendium

A great Compendium to a great book

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