Facebook addresses Silicon Valley’s affordable housing crisis

The social networking business – which has been criticised for exacerbating the housing crisis in Menlo Park – is to build 1,500 apartments

Facebook is to build its own “village” of 1,500 homes for workers struggling to pay soaring rents as the housing crisis in Silicon Valley deepens.

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Sexual harassment in Silicon Valley: have we reached a tipping point?

In an industry where money rules and male investors are treated like demigods, more and more women are speaking up. But will it work?

Entrepreneur Sarah Nadav was talking to a potential investor at drinks at a major tech conference, when he leaned over and stuck his tongue into her mouth.

“I was like, what the hell? I’m a fucking CEO! What are you doing?”

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Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? US data scientist Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search results, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices

Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They lie about how often they go to the gym, how much those new shoes cost, whether they read that book. They call in sick when they’re not. They say they’ll be in touch when they won’t. They say it’s not about you when it is. They say they love you when they don’t. They say they’re happy while in the dumps. They say they like women when they really like men. People lie to friends. They lie to bosses. They lie to kids. They lie to parents. They lie to doctors. They lie to husbands. They lie to wives. They lie to themselves. And they damn sure lie to surveys. Here’s my brief survey for you:

Have you ever cheated in an exam?

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