The Wolves of Silicon Valley: how megalomaniacs in hoodies became tech's asshole answer to Wall Street

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The Wolves of Silicon Valley: how megalomaniacs in hoodies became tech’s asshole answer to Wall Street

Antonio Garcia Martinez has written an exposé about the reality of Silicon Valley

As far as commutes go, an air-conned shuttle bus kitted out with wi-fi is a pretty sweet ride to work. Then there’s all that free food – breakfast, lunch and dinner sorted. Ooh, and “graffiti” walls, where you can stick it to the man without getting hauled off to HR. And what could beat a game of mid-afternoon of table football or meditation in a sleep pod to stave off RSI? Few places are so enshrined in urban myth as Facebook, Google and co. Silicon Valley has long been considered the Neverland of corporate life – a place where office slides and oversized Lego figures are as ubiquitous as water coolers. But what’s it really like to work at one of these Silicon Valley behemoths? READ THE REST…

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