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Why San Jose is attracting so many Tech Companies

What happens when a city attracts some of the biggest tech companies in the world? The best tech-heads, innovators, startups and entrepreneurs all come and live in said city. San Jose, the unofficial capital of the Silicon Valley, is home to the offices of Yahoo, eBay, Netflix and Google’s HQ, the mammoth Googleplex. No surprise then that the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has the most millionaires and billionaires in the United States per capita.

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Tangle Tag Yourself is very popular so here is my third Actually Autistic Tag Yourself! This time, with chewy necklaces.

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Shout out to @neuroatypically-speaking​ who couldn’t find themself in my last meme. Caffeine is just for you. :) 

Don’t see yourself? Make your own list of traits and share it with me. You might appear in my next meme. 

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Apple is committed to diversity, but it fails on the biggest stage in tech

If Apple is serious about diversity, it’s not evident in one of the company’s biggest events of the year. In August 2015, Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that “there is a lot more work to be done” when it comes to the company’s diversity. But there is something noticeably missing from its presentations: women. And this ultimately reflects a larger reality about Silicon Valley.

A silicon crystal being grown by the Czochralski process at the Raytheon Corp. semiconductor plant in Newton, Massachusetts, USA, in 1956 for use in the first silicon transistors. The transistor was invented in 1946, and the Czochralski process was first used to grow silicon crystals to make the first silicon transistors at Bell Labs in 1953, so this is one of the earliest silicon crystal production plants.

Tech billionaires are trying to develop a way to break us out of ‘The Matrix’

It seems some leaders in Silicon Valley are taking the possibility of 'The Matrix’ seriously. At least two tech billionaires are recruiting scientists and funding research on a way to break us out of it. But are we actually living in a computer simulation? Philosopher Nick Bostrom writes that there are three possible answers.

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