In response to A Future of Glass, reader Peggie writes:
Yes, Mike, Gorilla Glass is HOT here in the valley! Very neat technology - a revisitation and increased sophistication of a relatively old technology - ion exchange, chemical strengthening of glass :)
I don't think the valley Peggie is referring to Silicon Valley. I'm guessing she's instead writing about Chemung Valley NY - home to Corning. Here's more on Gorilla glass:
CORNING® GORILLA® GLASS:
Visually stunning, lightweight, and highly damage-resistant, Corning® Gorilla® Glass is changing the way the world thinks about glass. It helps protect the world’s coolest smartphones, tablets, PCs, and TVs from everyday wear and tear.
And a couple more of the very clever videos: