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Vice President Kamala Harris visits Silicon Valley as Biden-Harris administration invests billions in semiconductor R&D

Original post made on May 23, 2023

What do rice cookers, smartphones and ATMs have in common, other than making our lives easier? They’re each made possible by a tiny piece of technology called a semiconductor.

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Posted by TimR
a resident of Downtown North
on May 23, 2023 at 9:39 pm

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It's comical, the way she's trying to describe semiconductors to Silicon Valley, as if she were talking to 5th graders. Yeah, thanks Ms. Harris, we know what they are. And more important than rice cookers, they power AI! But at least she left Shockley's sordid past out of it. That's something I guess (although maybe she's saving that for another day).

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 24, 2023 at 1:50 pm

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OMG Kamala Harris speaking slowly to high IQ engineers and techies at Applied.
We will continue to support you (sic), she stated — as if her grand largesse (and the federal govt.) has led to the long success of Applied. The arrogance of some politicians! Truly surreal.

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 24, 2023 at 3:06 pm

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This is mansplaining from a different angle.

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