'Uncanny Valley' and the Meaninglessness of Writing About Tech

Found 6 days ago at Wired

In Uncanny Valley, her memoir about working in startups, Anna Wiener never resolves the self contradictions of her industry, city, or existence. Throughout her career, Rebecca Solnit has been dogged by comparisons to Joan Didion. Never mind that the writers have peanuts in common beyond a geography—California—in which Didion didnt even remain. As a woman writing semi journalistic sentences of...

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