Sand Hill Road

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Wishlisted by Matt Mayer

The Java programming language was developed in 1992 by James Gosling for Sun Microsystem. He was part of a team called the Green Team working on software for set top boxes and smart applicances. Gosling originally called the language Oak after a tree outside his window on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, but due to a trademark dispute it was changed to Java in 1994. The road is well known today for hosting many of Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firms.

Sand Hill Rd, Portola Valley, CA, USA

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