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It rained a lot in a San Francisco Bay Area this week and each time we saw a reservoir in a road, we couldn’t assistance meditative about Silicon Valley’s sex parties.
in her stirring book “Brotopia: Breaking Up a Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley,” these parties engage licentious desire and something called cuddle-puddles.
It emerged from successive revelations from a book that one specific celebration described by Chang occurred during a residence of Steve Jurvetson. Hein Nov in a arise of passionate nuisance allegations — allegations that he denies.
Now Elon Musk has stepped brazen to contend he was during a allegedly sparkling celebration and suspicion it not sparkling during all.
“Emily Chang’s essay was carnal nonsense,” he told Wired. “She conflated what happens in SF [San Francisco] sex clubs in a Tenderloin, that have been around prolonged before Silicon Valley was anything, with tedious VC parties on a Peninsula. That is dubious to a open and she should be ashamed. If there are ‘sex parties’ in Silicon Valley, we haven’t seen or listened of one.”
That’s odd, since we have.
Speaking privately about a DFJ party, Musk combined that it was “boring and corporate, with 0 sex or nakedness anywhere. Nerds on a cot are not a ‘cuddle puddle.'”
But can’t nerds be sitting on a cot and afterwards a cuddle reservoir casually breaks out, as their middle algorithms get a improved of them?
Neither Chang, Jurvetson nor DFJ immediately responded to a ask for comment.
However, a orator for a Tesla CEO told me that Musk suspicion it was “a corporate celebration with a dress theme, not a ‘sex party,’ and there was no denote that it would turn one after he left.”
How can one ever tell what will occur during a celebration after one leaves?
The VC organisation released an apology, reported by Recode, in that it said: “We were perturbed to learn of function during a celebration that was totally during contingency with DFJ’s culture, that has been, and will continue to be, built on a values of honour and integrity. We would never wish anyone to feel worried and we are contemptible if that happened.”
Musk pronounced he went to bed during 1 a.m., that night and witnessed zero unfavourable during all.
On a other hand, businessman Paul Biggar pronounced in a Medium post that he was during a celebration and even yet he left during 12:30 a.m. before it unequivocally kicked off, he can endorse that many of a sum in Chang’s depiction are accurate.
“This wasn’t billed as a sex party; it was central celebration [sic] of a VC firm. But we were positively primed for it – there was a sorta ‘wink-wink, nudge-nudge’ thing going on,” he said.
After a winks and a nudges, of course, there competence come stinks and grudges. As one VC certified to Chang, he competence not wish to do business with someone he’d already seen half-naked.
Biggar admits that he saw no sex and drugs. He left, he said, during 12:30 a.m. Which doesn’t meant that this was a slight amicable affair.
“I bewail being so arrogant to what we should have satisfied was an exploitative situation,” he said.
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