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Friday, September 15, 2017

The Lie of the Tech Sector

1 comment:

jimf said...

> The truth of the tech sector is the same old story of
> assholes wanting all the money and power but no
> responsibility or accountability.

I tell you, Martin Shkreli is the template for the coming
Robot God!
The Shkreli Syndrome: Youthful Trouble, Tech Success, Then a Fall
SEPT. 14, 2017

. . .

According to research by the economists Ross Levine and
Yona Rubinstein, people who become entrepreneurs are
not only apt to have had high self-esteem while growing up
(and to have been white, male and financially secure).
They are also more likely than others to have been
intelligent people who engaged in illicit activities
in their teenage years and early 20s.

And those indiscretions have not been limited to using drugs
or skipping school, but have included antisocial acts like
taking property by force or stealing goods worth less than $50. . .

Oh, those sparkly elites!