If you visit Mountain View you absolutely must visit Shorline Park, it's breath taking/
Fondest memory: My fondest memory of my beautiful city is it's people and diversity. Everyone is equal and everyone is happy here.
Check out the SGI (Silicon Graphics) headquarters. They make some very innovative and powerful computer systems.
For instance the Octane workstation uses cross-bow technology for high-performance graphics. A cross-bow system has a dedicated path between each system components, disk-to-memory, memory-to-graphics, etc. this means that there are no bottlenecks like in a traditional bus architecture.
The bandwidth for this cross-bar is 1.6Gbps which is very fast and wide!