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What Kind of Problems Do You Run Into Dating Silicon Valley Tech Money?

FRAT HOUSE BILLIONAIRES: Origins, Actions and Consequences.

BILLIONAIRE

By T. Lee, R. Wright and Amy Larner

How bad billionaires become worse

By examining the vast number of public discussions about Silicon Valley billionaires, one fact is blazingly clear: They are broadly hated and they live in a synthetic world of male insecurity, egotism and wiener-wagging. Misogyny, rape-culture, racism, sexism and IPOD’s: Are they all evil? While the conclusion may sound like a broad over-generalization, we thought it would be interesting to use a Palantir/CIA-type media harvesting tool to grab the web and see if it shakes out any clarity on why these guys are so awful. Take a look at these three sets of articles and see what you think:

PART ONE: In the first set of reports we see that most of the population finds that Silicon Valley has engaged in Rectal-Cranial insertion, to such a degree, that it is tone deaf to how it is perceived and so in it’s self-congratulatory TED-bubble that it can’t see the forest from the trees:

 

Silicon Valley Arrogance Bubble – Business Insider

Former AngelHack CEO Greg Gopman apologized last week for a series of posts on Facebook in which he said that homeless “trash” had no place in the “heart of our city …

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Why are so many people in Silicon Valley arrogant? – Quora

Why are there so many variations of the question “Who are the most influential X people in Silicon Valley“?

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Enough is enough, Silicon Valley must end its elitism and …

When computers were just for nerds and large corporations, Silicon Valley’s elite could get away with arrogance, insularity and sexism. They were …

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The Arrogance of Silicon Valley — ToTheTick™

Now, the country pie is being cut up and doled out yet again by the handful of arrogant masters of Silicon Valley. Profiteers and privateers are the ruling class.

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Silicon Valley Tech Entrepreneurs: Behind the Stereotype …

David Brandon Geeting for Bloomberg Businessweek Behind this week’s cover. … Arrogant or not, Silicon Valley continues to lead the economy.

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The Arrogance of Silicon Valley | Zero Hedge

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Sickening Rape Allegations Against a Tech Mogul — NYMag

“In addition to shaking her violently during sexual assaults, he also began strangling her, slapping her, scratching her, yanking her by the hair so hard that he …

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Palantir co-founder accused of sexually assaulting then …

Joe Lonsdale ’04, co-founder of Palantir and founding partner of venture capital fund Formation 8, has been accused of gender violence, sexual assault, sexual …

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The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor – NYTimes.com

Joe Lonsdale and Ellie … and she says she was raped every time she and Lonsdale … the university reached a new decision regarding Lonsdale. Stanford …

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Silicon Valley Has an Arrogance Problem – WSJ

Silicon Valley Has an Arrogance Problem It’s Too Proud, Too Self-Centered, and That’s Not Good For Anyone

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How arrogant are people in Silicon Valley? – Quora

Is Silicon Valley arrogant? Yes or No? How so? And how does this impact the tech industry more generally. ★

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Why ‘arrogant jerks’ become rich and successful in Silicon

Why ‘arrogant jerks’ become rich and successful in Silicon … Inside Silicon Valley, arrogance runs rampant and investors seem to reward ruthless …

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Eric Schmidt’s Sex penthouse & Sex Yacht

Schmidt reportedly brings ladies back to this $15 million pad. To be fair, nobody knows for sure exactly what goes on in Eric Schmidt’s $15 million penthouse at 31 W …

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Google Boss Enjoys $15 Mil Manhattan Sex Penthouse

Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt has a new girlfriend, … Google Boss Enjoys $15 Mil Manhattan Sex Penthouse. 186,237. 3. Sam Biddle Profile Follow Unfollow. Sam Biddle.

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Buys Sex Penthouse

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Buys Sex Penthouse. … News outlets have dubbed it the ‘Sex Penthouse’. Schmidt had a net worth of 8.2 billion dollars …

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Prostitute Murdered Google Exec on Yacht in California …

Prostitute Murdered Google Exec on Yacht in California: Police. By NBC Bay Area. … a Google executive, while they were aboard the 50-foot yacht.

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Escort charged in Google executive’s heroin death

Police have charged Alix Catherine Tichelman with manslaughter in the heroin overdose death of a Google executive on his yacht. VPC Alix Tichleman (Photo …

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The Many Women of Eric Schmidt’s Instagram – Valleywag

Google Boss Enjoys $15 Mil Manhattan Sex Penthouse Google Boss Enjoys $15 Mil Manhattan Sex Penthouse … The Many Women of Eric Schmidt’s Instagram. 4. Sam Biddle …

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Google CEO and serial womanizer Eric Schmidt spends 15 …

Google CEO and serial womanizer Eric Schmidt spends $15 million on private, no doorman Manhattan penthouse and then has it totally soundproofed

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Google Gangbang: Sergey Brin is the Wolf of Silicon Valley …

Looking for high powered, gratuitous sex? Forget Wolf of Wall Street, the guys over at Google apparently put the ‘g’ in gangbang, especially when it comes …

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TomoNews | Google Gangbang: Sergey Brin is the Wolf of …

Looking for high powered, gratuitous sex? Forget Wolf of Wall Street, the guys over at Google apparently put the ‘g’ in gangbang, especially when it comes to Sergey Brin.

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Google Gangbang: Sergey Brin is the Wolf of Silicon Valley …

Looking for high powered, gratuitous sex? Forget Wolf of Wall Street, the guys over at Google apparently put the g in gangbang, especially when it comes to Sergey Brin.

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Silicon Valley Has An Arrogance Problem – The Huffington Post

Silicon Valley Has An Arrogance Problem. … it s being driven by well-paid software engineers and Web designers who are flocking to Silicon Valley.

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Why ‘Arrogant Jerks’ Become Rich And Successful In Silicon Valley

There’s a notion that some people become successful company founders because they have the right “Startup DNA.” The DNA is comprised of characteristics like …

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Why ‘Arrogant Jerks’ Become Rich And Successful In Silicon

Why ‘Arrogant Jerks’ Become Rich And Successful In … Inside Silicon Valley, arrogance runs rampant and investors seem to reward ruthless behavior with …

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Is Silicon Valley Arrogant? Not by My Definition – Bloomberg …

Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) — The tech world is all atwitter over accusations of arrogance. In an essay in the Wall Street Journal headlined “Silicon Valley Has an …

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Silicon Valley Needs to Lose the Arrogance or Risk …

In advancing their case that Silicon Valley’s profits only benefit the few, critics often note the structural advantage of tech companies, which allows them to …

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Defending the Brash Arrogance of Silicon Valley

The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard. I read this quote in a New York Times obituary in 2000, and it’s stuck …

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The Grassy Road: Is Silicon Valley arrogant? – Penny Herscher

Michael Arrington at Techcrunch wrote a somewhat defensive piece on Silicon Valley vs. Seattle yesterday An outsider’s flawed view of silicon valley.

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Silicon Valley dreams of secession – Salon.com

Silicon Valley’s “hit list,” he argued, … You will not find a better distillation of Valley arrogance than in Srinivasan’s speech. New York?

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Silicon Valley Arrogance

Not too long ago there was some discussion about low-income housing going into Midtown , and some posters had conflicting views on the matter. I came

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Uber’s boys club is what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

Uber is one of the most hated companies in the technology industry, writes Vivek Wadhwa. But its disrepute is largely because of its arrogance and frat-boy behavior …

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In Defense of Silicon Valley Arrogance | RealClearPolitics

Sam Altman sits behind his desk with his knees pulled up to his chest, eating dried apricots. He’s 29, but even the most laissez-faire bartender would card him. His …

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23andMe, GoldieBlox, and Silicon Valley Arrogance | News …

The recent controversies over 23AndMe and GoldieBlox show the danger of a Silicon Valley culture where “disruption” is the highest goal.

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Silicon Valley’s Arrogance Is Out of Beta and Ready to Ship …

Venture capitalist Tim Draper’s proposal for a Silicon Valley state (and 5 others) is the apotheosis of tech hubris

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Is Arrogance Required to Succeed in Silicon Valley? – YouTube

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) — Reputation.com Founder and CEO Michael Fertik discusses Silicon Valley arrogance and attitudes on “In The Loop.” (Source …

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Silicon Valley Is Living Inside A Bubble Of Tone-Deaf Arrogance

Y Combinator. A slide from Srinivasan’s talk. One tech entrepreneur suggested Silicon Valley secede from the U.S. In a speech titled “Silicon Valley’s

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VC Perkins: Ignore Protesters Against Silicon Valley’s Rich …

Legendary venture capitalist Tom Perkins opens up about his recent inflammatory comments about hostility toward the rich in Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Valley (TV series) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup …

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Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley | Careers …

The magazine archive includes every article published in Communications of the ACM for over the past 50 years.

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PhD dropout? Lucrative Silicon Valley career – Sep. 9, 2014

Lucrative Silicon Valley career. By Pooja Bhatia, … Quite the opposite: The tech turk — characteristically, someone too brilliant, too arrogant, …

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Silicon Valley Is Now Public Enemy No. 1, And We Only Have …

For a region noted for its problem-solving orientation and progressive ethos, Silicon Valley has managed to anger a pretty wide swath of American society.

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John C. Dvorak: On HBO’s Silicon Valley (review, full episode here)

All of the usual suspects — up to and including the most-arrogant Silicon Valley blowhards and posers — are portrayed in this series.

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Silicon Valley’s Race Problem | ZDNet

Arrington’s awkward commentary on race is a symptom, not a problem, of Silicon Valley’s arrogant assumption that it is above the fray.

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A new, more arrogant Silicon Valley

The New Silicon Valley may be brash, it may be arrogant, but in the case of the smart home, it looked to continue its winning streak.

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PART TWO: Then we see that the world has now experienced people from Silicon Valley and found them to be exactly “like one big Frat House”..:

 

Silicon Valley is now ruled by Assholes…

Posts about silicon valley frat house written by EDITORS

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Silicon Valley Bank – Frat house | Glassdoor

Silicon Valley Bank. http://www.svb.com

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Silicon Valley Is a Big Ole Fraternity – The Wire

What do Silicon Valley startups have in common with fraternities? A lot, it turns out, based on recent reports about the rise of the “brogrammer”— a would-be tech …

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Brogramming: The disturbing rise of frat culture in Silicon

A new generation of programmers is fostering a culture that’s more Animal House … Brogramming: The disturbing rise of fratfrat-boy-ification of Silicon Valley:

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The Real Teens of Silicon Valley – The California Sunday Magazine

The Real Teens of Silicon Valley Inside the almost-adult lives of the industry’s newest recruits … “We don’t consider this a frat house or a co-working space.

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silicon valley is a frat house | Richmond Refinery Cancer

Posts about silicon valley is a frat house written by richmondrefinerycancer510

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Silicon Valley’s sexist brogrammer culture is locking women …

Silicon Valley has become a frat house where drinking and womanising are suitable pastimes for young tech luminaires, but the industry is suffering from this lack of …

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Silicon Valley Is a Big Ole Fraternity – Yahoo News

RELATED: Bikini Babes at Google Demo Remind Us Why Silicon Valley Is for Dudes. Though frat bros have been in the American conscience since at least Animal …

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Cast keeps it funny on ‘Silicon Valley’ set – USA TODAY

LOS ANGELES — Stepping onto the set of HBO comedy Silicon Valley is like walking into a frat house, only this one is inhabited by tech geeks and the …

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Tech bubble: Déjà vu for Silicon Valley companies? | Myinforms

SAN FRANCISCO — It is a wild time in Silicon Valley. Two-year-old companies are valued in the billions, ramshackle homes are worth millions and hubris has reached …

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Changing Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture | Vivek Wadhwa

When I started writing about the gender disparity I saw in Silicon Valley, … because such frat-boy behavior was … Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture.

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“Gangbang Interviews” and “Bikini Shots”: Silicon Valley’s

Silicon Valley’s Brogrammer Problem. For startups like Path, recasting geek identity with a frat house swagger is a dangerous game. —By Tasneem Raja

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GRUNGE INC. / LIVE-IN STARTUPS COMBINE FRAT-HOUSE … – SFGate

… Home-About SFGate-Careers … GRUNGE-INC-LIVE-IN-STARTUPS-COMBINE-FRATHOUSE … as young engineers chase the Silicon Valley

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“Fuck Bitches Get Leid,” the Sleazy Frat Emails of Snapchat’s CEO

“Fuck Bitches Get Leid,” the Sleazy Frat Emails of Snapchat’s CEO. 21. Sam Biddle … Silicon Valley worships youthfulness, … The house was also a tiny tech …

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Is Silicon Valley ageist? – Fortune

MORE: Silicon Valley discovers secession, … It’s true that many buzzy San Francisco and Silicon Valley companies have a frathouse/dorm-room vibe about them.

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In ‘Silicon Valley,’ Boston’s tech community sees real life …

When young workers in Boston’s technology community watch “Silicon Valley,” HBO’s new sitcom about life in a internet startup, it all seems so …

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Frat brothers sell company; leave Tech Valley for Silicon

Five Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students are heading to Silicon Valley after selling the business they built in their fraternity house. The students …

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Watch: “Silicon Valley” Season 2 Trailer | Complex

Silicon Valley, the HBO series that taught us that “tech incubator” is basically Californian for “nerd frat house” and gave us the most elaborate dick joke ever told …

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In war for talent, ‘brogrammers’ will be losers – CNN.com

Story highlights. Silicon Valley has a problem with brogrammer culture of frat house fun; Gina Trapani: Tech start-ups that want to hire the best people …

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Uber’s boys club is what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

Uber is one of the most hated companies in the technology industry, writes Vivek Wadhwa. But its disrepute is largely because of its arrogance and frat-boy behavior …

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-Misogyny Valley! In Silicon Valley: No women that aren’t sex …

Misogyny Valley! In Silicon Valley: No women that aren’t sex objects, no blacks, no execs that aren’t from rich-family frat houses! The arrogant empire of …

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Brogramming: The disturbing rise of frat culture in Silicon

A new generation of programmers is fostering a culture that’s more Animal House than Revenge of the Nerds — and that’s not necessarily a good thing Meet …

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Pebble Watch: Behind the Smartwatch for iPhone and Android …

A Silicon Valley frat house might be the best way to describe it. … “We actually launched our first smart watch a year and a half ago, …

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Katherine Losse, the Woman in the Facebook Frat House – WSJ

Memoirs of Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and others from the raucous days of a company in transition from dorm room to Silicon Valley titan.

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Mike Judge’s “Silicon Valley” Disrupts HBO – Tech

Essentially a geeky frat house, … “Silicon Valley” is a very human story of determination and friendship situated in the often surreal tech mecca where …

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A sorority for Silicon Valley’s ‘frat row’ – SFGate

Annie Rogaski, one of the few female partners at the elite law firm Kilpatrick Townsend in Silicon Valley, often represents tech companies headed exclusively by men.

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Silicon Valley – The Huffington Post

Silicon Valley” mercilessly satirizes the excesses of a world it knows well, … the doofy ringleader of one very dorky frat house.

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PDF Brogramming: The disturbing rise of frat culture in Silicon

… The disturbing rise of frat culture in Silicon Valley … It’s “a term that seeks to recast the geek identity with a competitive frat house flavor,” says Raja.

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Kixeye: the Gaming Startup That Proves Silicon Valley’s

Kixeye, the gaming startup that proves Silicon Valley’s frat-house culture isn’t going away anytime soon.

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The case for firing Snapchat’s CEO, & why the Silicon Valley frat

In case you need to catch up on those, they were pretty standard frat bro emails sent to the house email listserve — degrading sorority girls, talking up the house’s brothers, and graphically describing a lot of acts that were likely inspired by ego and porn.

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As The Silicon Valley Gender Gap Remains Striking, What’s It Like…

One former resident of Rainbow Mansion, an intentional community, found that men were surprised to even see a woman: When she opened the door for a visitor during one of her house “hackathons,” she told Marie Claire, “He couldn’t take it and just ran away… Most of the guys in Silicon Valley are…

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Silicon Valley (TV Series 2014- ) – IMDb

Comedy. In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own … See full summary ».

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The Silicon Valley Frat Club – CNN Video

The Silicon Valley Frat Club. Source: CNN. Added on 1517 GMT (2217 HKT) July 2, 2014.

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Review: Silicon Valley: “Proof Of Concept” · TV Club · The A.V. Club

David Gordon Green initiates Virginia Gardner into frat-house drama Goat. However, it also works as a great character moment for Jared, who continues to have one of Silicon Valley’s most interesting arcs.

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Wall Street Journal: Part 2, Changing Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture

A handful of prominent investors called my writings garbage; one called me a loser and a fraud. They could get away with this because such frat-boy behavior was considered acceptable in Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Valley News, Photos and Videos – ABC News

Reporter: Hbo’s ” Silicon valley ” is set in a world that feels more like a frat house ….. trial played out like a real-life soap opera set in silicon valley . The details of her marriage to Wall Street executive …

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek Rips Bravo’s Silicon Valley Reality Show…

“When I’m on my deathbed, I won’t be accepting of my demise. I’ll be angry because I’ll know there are 44 minutes owed to me from 2012, minutes lost to this sham of a show.”.

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“The Rise of the ‘Brogrammer'”

“The Rise of the Brogrammer: Can Silicon Valley Solve Its Sexism Problem?”

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What is a Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist, actually? – FACT…

They are frat boy pricks from rich families who only give money to other frat boy pricks in exchange for market monopolies. DG- Silicon Valley. 27 Apr 2012 … Well, creating bros only takes a certain environment that both Silicon Valley and college fraternity houses share.

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The case for firing Snapchat’s CEO, & why the Silicon Valley frat

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SILICON VALLEY 1% | How It Hurts To Be A Rich Frat House

They used the Silicon Valley investors internet companies, (mostly Google), to manipulate voter perceptions and web searches in favor of their agenda. In Silicon Valley: No women that aren’t sex objects, no blacks, no execs that aren’t from rich-family frat houses!

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HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Is a Cynical Show with a Gooey Center

The landlord deems his glorified frat house an “incubator” and lets the young programmers live there in exchange for a 10 percent stake in anything they create. “Silicon Valley”‘s stammering protagonist, Richard, is indeed sympathetic. He writes brilliant code but can’t figure out the best practical use for it.

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What If Silicon Valley Moved to Puerto Rico? – Market Guardian

The combination of the R&D, business, and personal tax benefits make Puerto Rico a far better option than Silicon Valley. A few recent stories have covered tech companies providing housing for workers not only to reduce the high cost of living but also to encourage a family (more likely, frat house)…

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In ‘Silicon Valley,’ Boston’s tech community sees real life and comedy…

An antic takeoff about the pressures and promises of creating the Next Great Company, “Silicon Valley” centers on a crop of shaggy, slovenly, self-absorbed entrepreneurs living and working in a communal “incubator” space that resembles a frat house for nerds.

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‘Silicon Valley’s Skewering of the Tech Industry Feels…

Richard (Thomas Middleditch), “Big Head” (Josh Brener), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjani) and Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) live together with Erlich (T.J. Miller) in his hacker house: a nerd’s frat house Silicon Valley offers the full package for a breakout sitcom: a strong script, a cast that makes the writing even funnier…

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Changing Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture Women 2.0

They could get away with this because such frat-boy behavior was considered acceptable in Silicon Valley. But things are changing for the better. There is outrage at the sexism that is coming to light in Silicon Valley; solutions are being discussed and implemented…

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Ellen Pao trial loss sends shock waves through Silicon Valley

For weeks the closely-watched courtroom drama had pored over Pao’s stories of the firm’s all-male outings and frat house behavior in lurid detail But beyond the money changing hands, experts said the decision could have set a precedent for the way gender discrimination is handled in Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Valley trials start as sexism lawsuit ends

Two decades ago, a female stockbroker at Smith Barney exposed investment banking’s frat house culture in a lawsuit that put “boom-boom room” into the American lexicon. They suggest, however, that Silicon Valley, much like the financial community, can expect years of scrutiny to come.

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Money graf: Sethi’s style is part frat boy and part Silicon Valley geek, with a little bit of San Francisco hipster thrown in. At times, he can be downright juvenile, as when he titled a blog anthology “Ramit’s 2007 Guide to Kicking Ass.”

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Silicon Valley Boys Club Shown as Jokes Spark Firings – Bloomberg…

(Corrects Richards’s job title in second paragraph of story that ran March 23.). March 23 (Bloomberg) — Just as the technology industry’s glass ceiling is being shattered by high-profile executives like Facebook Inc.’s Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo!

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Silicon Valley Tea Houses. January 19th, 2012. Each house has a unique purpose. The first 270 square foot space is the meditation tea house used for individual contemplation. The next space at 372 square feet is the sleeping tea house used for overnight stays.

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Silicon Valley: Wealth Redistribution, 1 Percent-Style. Online Real Estate Firm Ranked Female Employees by Breast Size, Created ‘Frat House’ Culture at Work. Arturo Garcia, Raw Story, Dec 3, 2014.

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Vivek Wadhwa: Part 2, Changing Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture

A handful of prominent investors called my writings garbage; one called me a loser and a fraud. They could get away with this because such frat-boy behavior was considered acceptable in Silicon Valley.

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PART THREE: Then we see that modern studies have proven that “Ivy League” educations ruin potential adults by brain-washing them into becoming arrogant pricks. We find that almost every single Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist and technology CEO came from one of these fraternities. These are the very Fraternities that are in the current headlines for date-rape, abuse and cheating scandals. Read this small set of reports and see what you think:

 

How “Ivy League” destroys young adults…

Education Why Ivy League Schools Are So Bad at Economic Diversity. Elite universities should not be asking, “Why do we have so few low-income students?” but …

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Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League The nation’s top colleges are turning our kids into zombies . By William Deresiewicz. I n the spring of 2008, …

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The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and … especially at elite colleges, … and feel bad. So those are the values that the system is transmitting: …

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Page 1 of 2 – Are “Ivy Leagueschools really that bad? – posted in Decisions, … I did my undergrad degree at an Ivy League school, and I absolutely loved it!

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Seven of the Ivy League schools were founded before the American Revolution; Cornell was founded just after the American Civil War.

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Are Ivy League schools more popular for studying sciences than engineering?

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Good luck, Astrotech, you’re a good sport! … I’m applying to all of the Ivy League schools; it’s not necessarily because of “name” or “prestige.”

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Is The Ivy League Worth It? Continuing the seasonal back-to-school theme, two blogs recently addressed essentially the same question, namely are elite colleges worth …

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SO, What do you think? These are the people that tell the President what to do and decide what ideas get into the market, or not.

 

 

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