I remember when I first landed in San Francisco and befriended my boyfriend’s friends, who were all engineers at small start-ups. They were kind, nerdy and passionate about being creative through their craft. More importantly, they were humble. They didn’t care about the perks — they thought they were nice but didn’t expect them.
I Left Tech When It Sold Its Soul
Nicole Karlis
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This was my experience when I moved from LA to work in tech in 2005. Humble people passionate about their work and mission, not about the perks.

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