- Geek Silicon Valley - dated but informative blend of history, context, and entertaining anecdotes about Silicon Valley.
- DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California - an illustrated travel guide for San Francisco and Northern Carolina, not specific to tech.
- History & Culture
- Founders at Work - interviews with the founders of Silicon Valley startups like PayPal, Blogger, and TripAdvisor
- Accidental Empires - historical account of Silicon Valley business from when Steve Jobs and Bill Gates started their companies.
- Chaos Monkeys - chronicles a founders experiencing selling a company and working at Facebook
- Disrupted - a humorous account of the older generation Dan Lyons working at a startup called HubSpot
- Silicon Valley Map - an interactive map showing tech companies around the Bay Area
- A Visitors Guide to Silicon Valley by Steve Blank
- Bay Area Subreddit - discussion forum for locals
- Where to See Silicon Valley - describes the subtly different places around the area, written by Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator