Jim Mehl: A favorite poem

from “Auguries of Innocence”
by William Blake

To me this has always conveyed the essence of the Silicon Valley. It is not just the sand/silicon relationship, but also the sense of wonder and challenge that exists in the Valley.

Jim Mehl
Retired IBM computer scientist and software engineer
Los Gatos

fromAuguries of Innocence” 

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

William Blake


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