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The ABCs of Summer: An Encyclopedic Guide to Silicon Valley’s Time Off

We asked tech leaders and investors how they’re spending their summers. Their answers were anything but elementary. 

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June 10, 2022 12:00 PM PDT

A Silicon Valley summer features the classics, of course—camping, canoeing, baseball and so on. But leave it to the techies to come up with vacation plans that are more, shall we say, innovative than the old standards. Looking for ideas? You could be like Patreon CEO Jack Conte and build a recording studio in your house. Or try wing foiling (it’s somewhere between windsurfing and paragliding) like Julien Codorniou, an investor at Felix Capital and a Facebook and Microsoft alum. Or just jet off to Cannes, as it seems like most of the Valley’s creatives will be doing. Whatever your interest, you’re sure to find some ideas—even for the kids! Read on for all the inspo, from attending an Angel City FC match to catching up on those much-needed zzz’s.

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