Silicon Valley Envy is a clinical condition
exhibited by many cities across the U.S. and the world. The names given to many
of these places is the symptom that confirms the diagnosis. To wit, in the U.S.
you have Silicon Alley in NY City, Silicon Bayou in New Orleans, Si Desert in Phoenix,
Si Dominion (aka Si Plantation) in Fairfax, Si Forest in Portland, Si Hills (aka
Si Gulch) in Austin, Si Mesa in Albuquerque, "Philicon" Valley in Philadelphia,
Si Mountain in Colorado Springs, Si Parkway in on the Garden State Parkway, Si Beach
in Santa Barbara, Si Prairie in Kansas City, Si Snowbank in Minneapolis-St. Paul,
Si Plains in Lincoln, Si Island on Long Island, Si Glacier in Kalispel, Si Rain
Forest in Seattle, Silicon Swamp in Melbourne, and Si Triangle in Raleigh-Durham.
Elsewhere across the globe, you will find Silicon Alps in Austria, Si Isle in Ireland,
Si City (aka Si Plateau) in India, Si Fen in Cambridge, Si Glen in Scotland, Si
Saxony in Germany, Si Valley North (aka Si Tundra) in Canada, Si Valley of the East
in Malaysia, Silicon Vineyard in Canada, Si Wadi in Israel, and Asia's Vertical
Silicon Valley in Suntec City Tower 2, Singapore. Did I miss any?