Where Silicon Valley Is Going to Get in Touch With Its Soul

Silicon Valley, facing a crisis of the soul, has found a retreat center.

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Guests begin their morning with dance awake, a chakra meditation and guitar class, at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, Calif., Nov. 11, 2017 — Jason Henry/The New York Times

By Nellie Bowles

It has been a hard year for the tech industry. Prominent figures like Sean Parker and Justin Rosenstein, horrified by what technology has become, have begun to publicly denounce companies like Facebook…

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