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Pictures of a Gone City

Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area
Narrated by: Martin Nicolaus
Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
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This exploration begins by tracing the concentration of IT in Greater Silicon Valley and the resulting growth in start-ups, jobs, and wealth. This is followed by a look at the new working class of color and the millions earning poverty wages. The middle chapters survey the urban scene, including the housing bubble and the newly exploded metropolis, and the final chapters take on the political questions raised by the environmental impact of the boom, the fantastical ideology of TechWorld, and the tech-led transformation of the region.

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