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About Brown, William -14

I'm Locke Brown and I'm a Junior at Claremont McKenna College. I am double majoring in Math and Econ and am currently "abroad" participating in the first semester of the Silicon Valley Program. Check the blog to see how it's going!

Venture Funded Big Data Analytics Startup, by Ankit Sud

Random jumble of buzz words or a description of my workplace this semester? Not surprisingly, both. In typical Silicon Valley fashion, this blog post will focus on metrics (2 to be exact). “Traffic” and “conversion” are metrics I have come … Continue reading

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An Epic Battle, by Ducky Duckworth

This post is not about how cool my internship is, how much I am learning in class, how little free time I have, or how Mountain View compares to Claremont (there are more trains).  This post is about the epic … Continue reading

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My Silicon Valley Experience, by Michael Franklin

Joe inspired me to write a little poem for y’all so that is how I will start my post: On a hot summer day in mid July A little boy named Michael began to cry He hated his current internship … Continue reading

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Stone Shou’s Silicon Valley Experience

Have to say, I am really enjoying the valley culture. This semester I’m working for Equinix, and we are one of the biggest data center providers in the world. That is, we host network providers, implementers and users together, and … Continue reading

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Life @ Project 402, and beyond, by Shiwei Zhang

Key words of life at SVP — 402. What is Project 402? I walked in Google’s San Francisco office with the same question on September 19th. “402 is the http response code for payment required”, I got the answer from … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re having fun… by Locke Brown

Time has been flying by up here in Silicon Valley. With work all day during the week, and class all day on Saturdays, everyone is staying very busy! That isn’t to say we aren’t having any fun though. On top … Continue reading

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Quick Check-in at the Halfway Point, by Sophia Patrico

Greetings from Mountain View! I can’t believe we are already halfway through the program. For the students coming up here in the Spring or those thinking about applying in the future, here are some of my observations eight weeks into … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Semester Program: Two Monitors and One Pair of Nikes, by Joe Newbry

I don’t have any idea who, if anyone, will read this post. So with this in mind I’ll try and capture the essence of the first monthish of the Silicon Valley Semester Program in an interesting and insightful way. For … Continue reading

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Life on the Silicon Valley Program, by Eric Yee

Hello world.  Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding the Silicon Valley Program.  Friends and employers often approach me to get my thoughts on the culture, the people, and the program’s expectations.  For those who have been accepted to SVP … Continue reading

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