Twitter Employees: Don't Talk About Your Neighbors This WayS

A series of events: the New York Times writes about how insulated Twitter is from its destitute urban surroundings. Twitter engineer writes that, well, if you've made it into the company's offices, you've deserved it.

Even if people who work in an office building have in some sense "earned it" in that they have gotten a job in said building this is... probably not the best way to look at. At a time when resentment between the tech sector and the rest of our charted cosmos is quite high, hidden poverty in Silicon Valley remains invisible, and classist swine-headedness is unfettered, let's reconsider comments about who deserves to be where in San Francisco. You are literally tweeting about being above people who are less fortunate than you, and it's not helping.