• Silicon Valley Workers Cannot Afford To Live Near Work: Data

    7 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Employees of tech corporations like Google and Facebook cannot actually afford to own homes within a comfortable commuting distance of their jobs, according to a new study authored by real estate analyst firm Open Listings. While some companies are doing something to remedy this and provide living arrangements to their employees, the demand for housing in the Silicon Valley is simply too strong for the major tech firms to do anything about it, short of sinking cash into the local real estate market, and even that could end up being a band-aid solution, some experts believe.
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  • Tech workers in Silicon Valley are sending their kids to a $28,000-a-year private school that shuns technology

    Tech workers in Silicon Valley are sending their kids to a $28,000-a-year private school that shuns technology

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Parents who work in technology are sending their children to "anti-tech" schools that don't use laptops and tablets in the classroom.
    At Basis Independent Silicon Valley, teachers see technology as a tool for instruction, but they believe it should not replace human instruction.
    Research has found smartphones and other devices used in excess can be dangerous for young people.
    At Basis Independent Silicon Valley , a Bay Area private school that enrolls many children of tech workers, students graduate with a mastery of all things science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. But they...
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