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What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up?

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up? I have been working in a tech startup for over a year now and this is my story. In August 2013 my wife and I moved into the Bay Area after she … Continue reading

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My Top 6 Hikes in the Bay Area

These are my favorite 6 hikes and they are very different by nature. They are all between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. 1. Wilder Ranch State Park. I love to take the Ohlone Bluff Trail for a few miles and see the waves crash onto … Continue reading

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Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Seven reasons to ride a bike in the Bay Area

I’m from the Netherlands, the country with more bicycles than inhabitants. This blog post about bicycling is from my Dutch point of view. Seven reasons to bike in the Bay Area The weather is almost always good There are hardly any hills There … Continue reading

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Geek Guide to Silicon Valley: Part 2

One year ago I moved into Mountain View. Six months later I started working for a start-up company and I’m still learning about the Silicon Valley atmosphere. In Part 1 I familiarized you with Silicon Valley terminology. This post is about … Continue reading

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