Re: For Women in Silicon Valley, It Seems Like

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From: gus (
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000 - 08:13:54 PDT

as my sister said during her stint in the valley:

"the odds are good, but the goods are odd"


On Mon, 10 Apr 2000 18:32:34 -0700, Dan Kohn <> said:

> "[Palo Alto is] one of the few places in the Western Hemisphere where men
> outnumber women. And since this is also the land of the best educated,
> highest paid workers in the world, minting 64 new millionaires a day, single
> women in search of smart, successful men should be having a ball.
> But the valley is a weird world, unto itself. In this sphere, techies take
> their dogs, birds and pajamas to work, and being too busy for anything but
> becoming the next MOP (millionaire on paper) is as crucial to fitting in as
> Palm organizers and T-shirts.
> 'The girls know they have the pick of the litter,' Aronson said. 'And
> there's a lot of gold diggers out there. They come around just to play who
> wants to meet a millionaire.'
> 'They say that the ratio is so good here," Austin said. "But the good guys
> that are available don't come out of their cubicles.'"
> Maybe KnowNow should be in Silicon Valley after all.
> - dan
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> Daniel Kohn <>
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