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Ashamed to work in Silicon Valley: how techies became the new bankers | Technology | The Guardian
It’s a view echoed by one current Googler in her 20s, who is embarrassed by tech companies’ cluelessness about their reputation outside of the Silicon Valley bubble.

“[Googlers] will say ‘why are the papers making a big deal out of this, I don’t get it’. Are you fucking joking? These people don’t realise the scale of what they are doing,” she said.
tech  sanfrancisco 
22 days ago by mike
Study: Building Luxury Housing for Gentrifiers Helps The Poor
This does not mean that building luxury housing is the optimal solution to our affordable housing issue, or that we start handing out good citizenship awards to developers. But it does seem (according to this study at least) that rage at new construction in gentrifying neighborhoods is misplaced in the context of this particular problem.
housing  accommodation  economics  sanfrancisco  nyc 
august 2016 by mike

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