It's where Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard started a company. You might have heard of it, but it was tough for the wives when they started:
Hard work, and doing basically everything themselves. But smart, and different, and a focus on quality made the difference - and World War II gave them their chance.
Hewlett and Packard, however, did much of the production work on the Model 200A oscillator at their garage and in their house.
When we started making the audio oscillators, we bought the cabinets but made the panels ourselves. We sawed them out of aluminum and drilled the holes. Then we'd spray-paint them at home and use the kitchen oven to bake the paint.Lucile was said to have remarked that her roasts "never tasted the same" after they had baked the paint in the oven.
Brains and luck, and you might end up with a market capitalization of $6 Billion or so. Better than I can do, quite frankly, even on my good days.
From and old email from Dad. He kept me in blog fodder, although I didn't post quite a bit. Looking back through my old email folders, I'm glad I started saving his messages. He's still keeping me in blog fodder.
I guess I'll go through all his recommendations some day, and have to do my own posts. Man, I'll hate that.