Sorry, But Silicon Valley Isn’t Special Anymore

Tech has plenty of reasons to pretend it’s an industry of upstarts. That facade is crumbling.

Bloomberg Opinion
Aug 22, 2017 · 4 min read
Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers the keynote address at the 2004 Worldwide Developers Conference June 28, 2004 in San Francisco, California — Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

By Conor Sen

Silicon Valley has a perception problem. Steve Jobs once said, speaking about the irreverent culture he helped create, that “it’s better to be a pirate than join the navy.” This ethos served…

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