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  1. says:

    I know how tricky it can be for a white straight cis dude to write anything negative about a book like this I feel that my identity will be held against me and my review discounted as a result but I’m going to share a review anywayThis book is a missed opportunity So much hype for it So much interest in it But so little promise fulfilledA big problem with the book is that there’s almost nothing in it you can’t fi

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    It sucks that the really long review I originally wrote was deleted but I care about voicing this opinion SO MUCH that I'm willing to give it another go Like other readers expecting an in depth revelatory historiography on the tech industry and how it has come to tolerate the behavior that it does this book is instead a collection of Silicon Valley's most offensive hits slap dashed together without than a cursory surface

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    I couldn't get enough of this book You don't need to be someone who works in Silicon Valley or identify as female to appreciate this book As so

  4. says:

    This book is well researched and well considered While Silicon Valley has been impacted by #metoo with some powerful men stepping down from their companies it's not enough just to think in terms of a few bad apples; the entire culture could use a reboot when it comes to gender relations euality and the broadeni

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    This was really interesting While many of us are all aware of sexism in general and in tech I learned a lot I didn't know like how the first few tech companies got started and how the culture at those companies rippled throughout Silicon Valley And that even good intentions like Google's commitment to hiring women from the start don't always

  6. says:

    I REALLY wanted to like this book This is a topic I care a lot about I called out the CEO of my company at all hands for not having enough women on the leadership team I read in my neighborhood blog that Emily Ch

  7. says:

    This is a well written book You can tell Emily uses her Bloomberg speaking skills and translates them on paper about an important discussion a

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    BROTOPIA BREAKING UP THE BOYS’ CLUB OF SILICON VALLEY popped onto my reading radar while speaking with a former colleague about her experiences going to B school Stanford and working at a prominent tech firm Salesforce in Silicon Valley My friend’s graduate school project involved collecting and analyzing data about the gender disparity in the tech world Her research was the basis for a recent cover article in Atlantic Month

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    I had high hopes for this book to be the book that addresses the gender biases in tech and the workplace I was really hoping that a journalist at Bloomberg could shed some serious light on this timely issue Instead I found the book to be poorly research and one that mostly read like Page Six name dropping and exaggerated story telli

  10. says:

    I'd hand out copies of this to everyone I know if I could The groundbreaking books I've read by journalists lately are really setting my reading standards high and I LOVE it Emily Chang spent years writing this bo

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DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Emily Chang

Brotopia Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

Nect the World and how women are finally starting to speak out and fight backDrawing on her deep network of Silicon Valley insiders Chang opens the boardroom doors of male dominated venture capital firms like Kleiner Perkins the subject of Ellen Pao's high profile gender discrimination lawsuit and Seuoia where a partner once famously said they won't lower their standards just to hire women Interviews with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer who got their start at Google where just one in five e. This was really interesting While many of us are all aware of sexism in general and in tech I learned a lot I didn t know like how the first few tech companies got started and how the culture at those companies rippled throughout Silicon Valley And that even good intentions like Google s commitment to hiring women from the start don t always go well because it can be hard to maintain those numbers when a business starts growing rapidly I like that she includes examples from companies that have handled diversity issues poorly and examples from companies that have found success in this area I would have liked than a few bullets at the end about what can be done to improve the situation but otherwise I really enjoyed the book

SUMMARY Brotopia Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

Ngineers is a woman reveal just how hard it is to crack the Silicon Ceiling And Chang shows how women such as former Uber engineer Susan Fowler entrepreneur Niniane Wang and game developer Brianna Wu have risked their careers and sometimes their lives to pave a way for other womenSilicon Valley's aggressive misogynistic work at all costs culture has shut women out of the greatest wealth creation in the history of the world It's time to break up the boys' club Emily Chang shows us how to fix this toxic culture to bring down Brotopia once and for all. I had high hopes for this book to be the book that addresses the gender biases in tech and the workplace I was really hoping that a journalist at Bloomberg could shed some serious light on this timely issue Instead I found the book to be poorly research and one that mostly read like Page Six name dropping and exaggerated story telling Perhaps she is planning to go work at TMZ One sentence on page 166 yes I read the whole book captures it all whatever happened men in technology are finally being held accountable There it is She does not care to get a fully story to verify facts or to take accountability for erroneous descriptions I feel confident posting this because I first hand know that there are erroneous descriptions in this book Hence I can confidently deduce that the fact checking was loose or absent Exactly what we need in todays world fake news taunted as investigative reporting Sorry Emily but you failed women journalism and the current gender conversation Icebergs pave a way for other womenSilicon Valley's aggressive misogynistic work at all costs culture has shut women out of the greatest wealth creation in the history of the world It's time to break up the boys' club Emily Chang shows us how to fix this toxic culture to bring down Brotopia once and for all. I had high hopes for this book to be the book that addresses the gender biases in tech and the workplace I was really hoping that a journalist at Bloomberg could shed some serious light on this timely issue Instead I found the book to be The Line poorly research and one that mostly read like Page Six name dropping and exaggerated story telling Perhaps she is Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy planning to go work at TMZ One sentence on Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya page 166 yes I read the whole book captures it all whatever happened men in technology are finally being held accountable There it is She does not care to get a fully story to verify facts or to take accountability for erroneous descriptions I feel confident Twisted posting this because I first hand know that there are erroneous descriptions in this book Hence I can confidently deduce that the fact checking was loose or absent Exactly what we need in todays world fake news taunted as investigative reporting Sorry Emily but you failed women journalism and the current gender conversation

DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Emily Chang

For women in tech Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland where millions of dollars grow on trees It's a Brotopia where men hold all the cards and make all the rules Vastly outnumbered women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex partiesIn this powerful exposé Bloomberg TV journalist Emily Chang reveals how Silicon Valley got so sexist despite its utopian ideals why bro culture endures despite decades of companies claiming the moral high ground Don't Be Evil Con. I know how tricky it can be for a white straight cis dude to write anything negative about a book like this I feel that my identity will be held against me and my review discounted as a result but I m going to share a review anywayThis book is a missed opportunity So much hype for it So much interest in it But so little promise fulfilledA big problem with the book is that there s almost nothing in it you can t find in many of the articles and reporting of the metoo movement The section about sex parties was the most original bit of reporting but it was already published onlineRegarding that sex party story it stinks A friend and former colleague of mine whose honesty I do not doubt tells me that she was at the party and that it wasn t anything like the one Emily Chang described and that she my friend would have left if it were anything like that What s people warned Chang that her story was inaccurate but she chose to publish it anyway Maybe not unethical but probably not uality journalism eitherThat said this is a a good book to give someone who feels downtrodden by bros and who hasn t been keeping up with the news Perhaps a young person in her first job in corporate America struggling with her first encounters with the sexism that pervades our culture This is also a good book for leaders who haven t been keeping up with the issues There s the rub if those leaders haven t cared enough to become enlightened before now this book isn t going to end up on their nightstand I know two CEOs that I d love to give this book to but I know neither of them would read itMy biggest issue with this book is that it s not thoughtful or deep enough It doesn t cover the roots of gendered ineuality It completely avoids talking about the patriarchal behaviors in our broader society It avoids talking about business culture in general and the roots of meritocratic ideals including the redeeming aspects of these ideals The tech business inherited many of its norms from our broader society but Chang chose not to touch on the broader cultural context She stuck narrowly to just tech and the book is less because of itOne thing the book dangerously agrees with gender essentialist ways of seeing the differences between sexes and in doing so it extends sexist behaviors and the justifications used for them Chang unthinkingly champions stereotypes that suggest the differences we observe between genders derive naturally from our underlying DNA rather than from thousands of years of cultural baggageWhat I mean by this I learned from the book Testosterone Rex which I recommend over this book any day Here s a uote from Testosterone Rex When we think in essentialist ways about social groups the differences between them seem large unbridgeable inevitable unchangeable and ordained by nature Those who think in gender essentialist ways are likely to embrace gender stereotypes that are the foundation of intended and unintended discrimination in the workplace They are likely to feel negatively toward power seeking women relative to men They are likely to allocate childcare in a traditional way They are likely to prefer that the husband earns in a heterosexual marriage and to expect to make traditional work care tradeoffs Women encouraged to take a essentialist view of gender become vulnerable to stereotype threat the reduction in performance and interest in traditionally masculine domains triggered by negative stereotypes about women Gender essentialist thinking makes men evaluate sex crimes leniently and makes people less supportive of progressive gender policies and feel comfortable with the status uo Anyway Brotopia is an OK book overall I think those of us who have agreed to take responsibility for our own actions and how they impact others are even obligated to read books like this so I m glad I read it But this is no Pulitzer contender nor even touching memoir nor brilliantly worded polemic It s like a book length article than a major contribution to the movement The Essential Jim Brickman, Vol. 4 (Piano/Vocal/Chords) partiesIn this Teddy powerful exposé Bloomberg TV journalist Emily Chang reveals how Silicon Valley got so sexist despite its utopian ideals why bro culture endures despite decades of companies claiming the moral high ground Don't Be Evil Con. I know how tricky it can be for a white straight cis dude to write anything negative about a book like this I feel that my identity will be held against me and my review discounted as a result but I m going to share a review anywayThis book is a missed opportunity So much hype for it So much interest in it But so little Calling Me Home promise fulfilledA big Mr. Francis Wife parties was the most original bit of reporting but it was already The Shadow People published onlineRegarding that sex Demons, Yes--But Thank God for Good Angels people warned Chang that her story was inaccurate but she chose to The Pride and Prejudice Movie Cookbook publish it anyway Maybe not unethical but Vietnam Perkasie probably not uality journalism eitherThat said this is a a good book to give someone who feels downtrodden by bros and who hasn t been keeping up with the news Perhaps a young Losing Strength and Dexterity pervades our culture This is also a good book for leaders who haven t been keeping up with the issues There s the rub if those leaders haven t cared enough to become enlightened before now this book isn t going to end up on their nightstand I know two CEOs that I d love to give this book to but I know neither of them would read itMy biggest issue with this book is that it s not thoughtful or deep enough It doesn t cover the roots of gendered ineuality It completely avoids talking about the Afghanistan patriarchal behaviors in our broader society It avoids talking about business culture in general and the roots of meritocratic ideals including the redeeming aspects of these ideals The tech business inherited many of its norms from our broader society but Chang chose not to touch on the broader cultural context She stuck narrowly to just tech and the book is less because of itOne thing the book dangerously agrees with gender essentialist ways of seeing the differences between sexes and in doing so it extends sexist behaviors and the justifications used for them Chang unthinkingly champions stereotypes that suggest the differences we observe between genders derive naturally from our underlying DNA rather than from thousands of years of cultural baggageWhat I mean by this I learned from the book Testosterone Rex which I recommend over this book any day Here s a uote from Testosterone Rex When we think in essentialist ways about social groups the differences between them seem large unbridgeable inevitable unchangeable and ordained by nature Those who think in gender essentialist ways are likely to embrace gender stereotypes that are the foundation of intended and unintended discrimination in the workplace They are likely to feel negatively toward The Black Sheeps Secret Child power seeking women relative to men They are likely to allocate childcare in a traditional way They are likely to The Billionaires Desire prefer that the husband earns in a heterosexual marriage and to expect to make traditional work care tradeoffs Women encouraged to take a essentialist view of gender become vulnerable to stereotype threat the reduction in After the Flood performance and interest in traditionally masculine domains triggered by negative stereotypes about women Gender essentialist thinking makes men evaluate sex crimes leniently and makes Trust in Tomorrow people less supportive of After the Flood policies and feel comfortable with the status uo Anyway Brotopia is an OK book overall I think those of us who have agreed to take responsibility for our own actions and how they impact others are even obligated to read books like this so I m glad I read it But this is no Pulitzer contender nor even touching memoir nor brilliantly worded Bronxwood polemic It s like a book length article than a major contribution to the movement

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About the Author: Emily Chang

Librarian Note There is than one author in the Goodreads database with this nameEmily Chang is the anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology a daily TV show focused on global technology and Bloomberg Studio 10 where she regularly speaks to top tech executives investors and entrepreneurs She was previously a CNN correspondent based in Beijing and London and has won five re