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Byline: Mike Cassidy
Mar. 26--You want to be a hippie in Silicon Valley, you have to work at it.
This is a place where materialism reigns; where dog-eat-dog trumps live-and-let-live.
Rob Levitsky -- child of the '60s, Deadhead, Palo Alto resident -- understands this. He's a hippie among yuppies. A man, who despite multimillion-dollar holdings, has maintained the lifestyle to which he's become accustomed.
His first job in 1979?
"It was just a bunch of hippies who listened to the Grateful Dead and had a vision for making this new industry, which was automated test equipment."
The pay was good. So, he and four co-workers …