[ Epub ] ➝ Brotopia Author Emily Chang – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

Brotopia A timely book about the sexism and misogyny that is unfortunately a prominent issue in the Silicon Valley and how it has hindered advancement for women, for companies, for the entire industry Examining everything from hiring practices to harassment to even some of the really zany stories such as sex parties Chang looks at how women in SV and surrounding culture have handled the issue and how it has affected them.I have to agree with a lot of the negative reviews The intriguing cover, the cat A timely book about the sexism and misogyny that is unfortunately a prominent issue in the Silicon Valley and how it has hindered advancement for women, for companies, for the entire industry Examining everything from hiring practices to harassme I had high hopes for this book to be the book that addresses the gender biases in tech and the workplace I was really hoping that a journalist at Bloomberg could shed some serious light on this timely issue Instead I found the book to be poorly research and one that mostly read like Page Six, name dropping and exaggerated story telling Perhaps she is planning to go work at TMZ One sentence on page 166 yes I read the whole book captures it all whatever happened, men in technology are final I had high hopes for this book to be the book that addresses the gender biases in tech and the workplace I was really hoping that a journalist at Bloomberg could shed some serious light on this timely issue Instead I found the book to be poorly research and one that mostly read like Page Six, name dropping and exaggerated story telling Perhaps she is planning to go work at TMZ One sentence on page 166 yes I read the whole book captures it all whatever happen Instant National Bestseller Excellent San Francisco ChronicleBrotopia Is Than A Business Book Silicon Valley Holds Extraordinary Power Over Our Present Lives As Well As Whatever Utopia Or Nightmare Might Come NextNew York TimesSilicon Valley Is A Modern Utopia Where Anyone Can Change The World Unless You Re A Woman.For Women In Tech, Silicon Valley Is Not A Fantasyland Of Unicorns, Virtual Reality Rainbows, And 3D Printed Lollipops, Where Millions Of Dollars Grow On Trees It S A Brotopia, Where Men Hold All The Cards And Make All The Rules Vastly Outnumbered, Women Face Toxic Workplaces Rife With Discrimination And Sexual Harassment, Where Investors Take Meetings In Hot Tubs And Network At Sex Parties.In This Powerful Expos , Bloomberg TV Journalist Emily Chang Reveals How Silicon Valley Got So Sexist Despite Its Utopian Ideals, Why Bro Culture Endures Despite Decades Of Companies Claiming The Moral High Ground Don T Be Evil Connect The World And How Women Are Finally Starting To Speak Out And Fight Back.Drawing On Her Deep Network Of Silicon Valley Insiders, Chang Opens The Boardroom Doors Of Male Dominated Venture Capital Firms Like Kleiner Perkins, The Subject Of Ellen Pao S High Profile Gender Discrimination Lawsuit, And Sequoia, Where A Partner Once Famously Said They Won T Lower Their Standards Just To Hire Women Interviews With Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, And Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Who Got Their Start At Google, Where Just One In Five Engineers Is A Woman Reveal Just How Hard It Is To Crack The Silicon Ceiling And Chang Shows How Women Such As Former Uber Engineer Susan Fowler, Entrepreneur Niniane Wang, And Game Developer Brianna Wu, Have Risked Their Careers And Sometimes Their Lives To Pave A Way For Other Women.Silicon Valley S Aggressive, Misogynistic, Work At All Costs Culture Has Shut Women Out Of The Greatest Wealth Creation In The History Of The World It S Time To Break Up The Boys Club Emily Chang Shows Us How To Fix This Toxic Culture To Bring Down Brotopia, Once And For All. BROTOPIA BREAKING UP THE BOYS CLUB OF SILICON VALLEY popped onto my reading radar while speaking with a former colleague about her experiences going to B school Stanford and working at a prominent tech firm Salesforce in Silicon Valley My friend s graduate school project involved collecting and analyzing data about the gender disparity in the tech world Her research was the basis for a recent cover article in Atlantic Monthly and received a mention in this book by Emily Chang Overall, t BROTOPIA BREAKING UP THE BOYS CLUB OF SILICON VALLEY popped onto my reading radar while speaking with a former colleague about her experiences going to B school Stanford and working at a prominent tech firm Salesforce in Silicon Valley My friend s graduate school project involved collecting and analyzing data about the gender disparity in the tech world Her research was the basis for a recent cover article in Atlantic Monthly and received a mention in this book by Emily Chang Overall, this is a good book well written, insightful, and interesting the story about Lena Soderberg, aka Lenna Sjooblom, aka Playboy s 1972 Miss May, as the inspiration for t This book is well researched and well considered While Silicon Valley has been impacted by metoo, with some powerful men stepping down from their companies, it s not enough just to think in terms of a few bad apples the entire culture could use a reboot when it comes to gender relations, equality, and the broadening of the talent pool It s been shown that diverse teams produce better products foron this, I d recommend another book I just finished and reviewed called Technically Wrong This book is well researched and well considered While Silicon Valley has been impacted by metoo, with some powerful men stepping down from their companies, it s not enough just to think I couldn t get enough of this book You don t need to be someone who works in Silicon Valley or identify as female to appreciate this book As someone who works on the fringe of this world and with many of these companies and the women men of Silicon Valley I found the history lesson incredibly valuab I d hand out copies of this to everyone I know if I could The groundbreaking books I ve read by journalists lately are really setting my reading standards high and I LOVE it Emily Chang spent years writing this book and it shows through every page The stories she uncovers and facts she shares are wild and the overarching message of severe gender inequality is wildly important I wi This is probably the most important book ever written about Silicon Valley It s also very well written and very much a part of the current zeitgeist. It sucks that the really long review I originally wrote was deleted, but I care about voicing this opinion SO MUCH that I m willing to give it another go Like other readers expecting an in depth, revelatory historiography on the tech industry and how it has come to tolerate the behavior that it does, this book is instead a collection of Silicon Valley s most offensive hits, slap dashed together wit This is a well written book You can tell Emily uses her Bloomberg speaking skills and translates them on paper about an important discussion about the lack of women in technology this specifically in Silicon Valley There are reasons for that and it s the bro environment Some CEOs and venture capitalists sound like utter douchbags who need punched in the face They just don t know how to act Women are the future of technology they are needed badly to be involvedwith the emergence of A This is a well written book You can tell Emily uses her Bloomberg speaking skills and translates them on paper about an important discussion about the lack of women in technology this specifically in Silicon Valley There are reasons for that and it s the bro environment Some CEOs and venture capitalists sound like utter douchbags who need punched in the face They just don t know how to act Women are the future of technology they are needed badly to be involvedwith the emergence of Artificial Intelligence If all men are coding, somehow ego and testosterone will spill in and play a factor all from douchery That means a less cohesive and likely violent future for no reason.This also gets meexcited for Walter Isaacson s next book on Ada Lovelace.This pretty much confirms that Peter Th

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