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10 Ways Silicon Valley 4.0 Will Not Happen - Guy Kawasaki (Garage)
Date: 2/19/2003
Length: 6 minutes
Speaker(s): Guy Kawasaki
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: In Kawasaki's opinion, he discusses the 10 reasons why Silicon Valley 4.0 will never happen.

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