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It was all job speak—the type of language ladder-climbers use; it was the kind of talk that shuts vaginas down cold.I hadn’t been out of the house all day, I work from home and I see no people except in a computer monitor, so human company, any kind really, was necessary.
He rode his bike around town; he had good taste in food and wine; and he lived across the street from where we were meeting.
What was it about guys who work in tech that made them worse than lawyers or other white-collar industries?
In a way they exhibit some of the same qualities of those professions—ego, arrogance, and unlimited amounts of cash.
He estimated that in the 25–44 age group, Seattle “has 119 single men for every 100 single women, slightly better than San Francisco at 121—but equal if you add in the impact from nearby Bellevue, which is an awful 144.” Many of those men are coming here for Amazon: Reifman estimated that Amazon had hired 15,026 new employees since April 2010.
These guys—and as Reifman pointed it out, it’s very nearly always guys (75 percent of Amazon’s workforce is made up of dudes!
The restaurant was about to close and we had to go elsewhere or part ways.
Even though I was bored, I wasn’t ready to go home, and I wanted to get a second drink. He was good-looking enough, but I wasn’t going to be able to get it up for a boring tech dude.In San Francisco, said Violet, “There were a lot of men to date with disposable income who wanted to take women out. “My dating life went from dating artists and writers and going on cheap but exciting dates, to men who thought the ability to buy someone an expensive meal made them interesting.” Because there are so many people in tech in Seattle and San Francisco, it is like the men in tech have eaten two previously diverse and interesting cities whole.The phenomenon of programming taking over as one of the top white collar occupations (according to the U. Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and mathematical science occupations are “projected to add 967,000 jobs in 2014,” the fastest growing in professional occupations), and the new breed of programmers that are being pumped into the tech sector—derisively dubbed “brogrammers”—is explored deeply by Nick Parish in before it was a TV show has been supplanted by cocky, arrogant guys who, in another life, would go into finance.He was a software engineer or did something in tech (as they all did). I don’t think he asked me a single question about myself.Our date—if you call these impromptu Internet meetings, dates—lasted an hour.And my city, Seattle, like San Francisco is lousy with them.