David Laws retired to Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula after living and working in Silicon Valley for nearly 50 years. He photographs, writes, and presents on the history of technology, California gardens, Silicon Valley, and Steinbeck Country. His work has appeared in numerous electronic and print media outlets from the BBC and NPR, to mobile apps, guidebooks, newspapers, magazines, and academic journals.
It seems it all started with Steinbeck. David Laws, who had excelled in the computer chip business for some 50 years, had embarked on travel writing when he met Steinbeck scholar, Dr. Susan Shillinglaw. Few folks can ignite passion and perspective