New Yorker Anil Dash wrote a piece for SF Tech Workers last night informing them of what he thought they could do to improve their reputation. I do agree with Anil that more could be done but I will also note that tech being in San Francisco has been a boom for the local economy. SF’s unemployment rate is 5.3% vs 8.7% the average in California.
I mostly disagree with the protesters sentiment that feel tech workers are invading their communities, considering many of those protestors pushed families out long before this recent boom. As prices have been rising for years. Affordable housing is definitely a big problem for everyone.
Anil asks for startups to share their “on-site benefits” with the local community (daycare, healthcare, food). I’m not sure what these...