Posted on Oct 5, 2015
Sgt Jeffrey Clish
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Now living in the valley for a while, I was surprised to learn that the military was the original creator of what we call today the technology center in Silicon Valley. Nice to know given the very anti-military sentiment in this part of California...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTC_RxWN_xo
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There is a lot of technological innovations that can be attributed to the military.
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Sgt Jeffrey Clish
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Agree. The interesting thing I took away from this was that, through Stanford, the military funded the concept of the startup.
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SP5 Joel O'Brien
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Did you know that fiberfill was developed by DoD as an alternative to down as an insulation?
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Kris Richey
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Government funding and the DOD's drive to be a technologically superior opponent re: Cold War built our huge technological base. I thought this was obvious? ARPA...
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SFC Everett Oliver
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Want solar power to really take off? Show the military it can be turned into a weapons system. Or even a tactical communications system...
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