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Seeing the Real Faces of Silicon Valley

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Mary Beth Meehan and Mary Beth Meehan is an independent photographer and writer. Fred Turner is a professor of communication at Stanford University.The workers of Silicon Valley rarely look like the men idealized in its lore. They are sometimes heavier, sometimes older, often female, often darker skinned. Many migrated from elsewhere. And most earn far less than Mark Zuckerberg or Tim Cook.This is a place of divides.As the valley’s tech companies have driven the American economy since the Great Recession, the region has remained one of the most unequal in the United States.During the depths …

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