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Twitter Suspends Account Of Weinstein Accuser Rose McGowan

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 12, 2017  In a move tha may to trigger an outpouring of rage from the company’s Silicon Valley milieu, Twitter has frozen some features of Rose McGowan’s account after she tweeted “You Lie” at Ben Affleck following the latter’s apology for groping actress Hilarie Burton during an appearance on “TRL” […]

Silicon Valley “Outraged” After Google Employee Pens Viral Doc Slamming “Anti-Conservative” Culture

Internal article circulated at work today describing how gender rep gap in SW is due to biological differences btwn men/women. — Sarah Adams (@sadams007) August 4, 2017 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 6, 2017 5:33 PM A 10-page document penned by an unnamed Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber“, that criticizes the company’s “left leaning”, “anti-conservative” […]

Facebook Employee Lives Out Of Car, Can’t Afford Housing

Google employees aren’t the only tech workers struggling to afford Silicon Valley rents. One (alleged) Facebook employee recently confessed to a local TV station that she cannot afford the Bay Area’s $2,000 a month rents, forcing her to live out of her car. Unique Parsha, the employee in question, opened up about her situation to […]

These Job Trends in Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area Will Hit Real Estate, the Economy, Municipal Budgets & Hype

wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / Jul 22, 2017 An ugly red flag for all of California goes up. The labor force in California fell by 19,900 in June from May on a seasonally adjusted basis, the second month in a row of declines. Nonfarm employment fell by 21,300. When was the last time when the labor […]

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Figured Out Why Trump Won; Hint: It Wasn’t Russia

Mark Zuckerberg, the 30-something billionaire founder of Facebook, hasn’t lived a ‘normal’ life…at least not at any point in the recent past.  He grew up in a suburb of New York City and now hobnobs with the elites of Silicon Valley, at least when he’s not enjoying that massive chunk of Kauai that he recently […]

Which Companies Have The Highest Revenue Per Employee?

zerohedge.com / by Ilya Levtov via Priceonomics.com / May 30, 2017 For many companies, the biggest cost is talent. This is especially true of Silicon Valley, where companies sell clicks and digital goods that do not have any material cost. So which companies’ workforces are able to generate the most revenue? We decided to analyze every company […]

Does America Have A Technology Platform Monopoly Problem?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Last week, I wrote a post titled, What Can an Overhyped Silicon Valley Juice Company Tell Us About the U.S. Economy. Here’s how I ended the piece: Finally, and perhaps most concerning, look at a couple of the entities that helped fund Juciero to the tune of $120 […]

Silicon Valley Survivalist Builds DIY “Extreme Weather TsunamiBall” To Ride Out Disaster

shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / April 5th, 2017 Whenever seismic activity kicks up on the planet, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis are triggered. Just how big, and how devastating, depends upon chance, and the build-up of pressures within the earth. But anyway you slice it, places like Southern California, and globally, the Ring of Fire, are in the […]

Signs That The Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

18 months ago there was a seemingly limitless number of Silicon Valley future billionaires buying up multi-million dollar homes and renting out lavish pads.  But if demand for excessively priced real estate is any indication of the health of Silicon Valley’s tech industry then all the venture capitalists who have tripped over themselves to invest […]

Preppers Stuck In Cities: Elite Chartering “Getaway Boats in Case of Manhattan Emergency”

There is an inherent dilemma for most of the people living in cities. Even those who are aware of the extremely fragile fabric of society are often stuck living urban lives. Perhaps they plan to retire to a country abode, or construct a hideaway to escape to if the need ever arises, but for now, […]