A CDE Definition
(SILLIcon Valley HollyWOOD) The mid-1990s nickname for California companies involved with creating CD-ROM computer games based on Hollywood movies, most of which did not appeal to serious gamers. The term also referred to the advent of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in Hollywood movies. See high-tech regions.
The following areas with a high concentration of computer, electronics or Internet companies have been given their own nicknames. The premier location in the world is Silicon Valley in California, south of San Francisco. See also high-tech people.
Silicon Valley Northern California
Silicon Beach Southern California
Silicon Alley New York City
Nerd Street Philadelphia
Silicon Forest Northern Oregon
Silicon Prairie Austin, Texas
Silicon Desert Phoenix, Arizona
Silicon Slopes Salt Lake City, Utah
Silicon Glen Scotland
Silicon Wadi Israel
Bit Valley Tokyo
Before/After Your Search Term
|Silicon Prairie||siloed application|
|SiLK||SIM Not Provisioned|
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