Some Unsexy Truths About Silicon Valley

Ellen Pao's lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins is another reminder of how bad it can be for women in tech.

Really, Silicon Valley?

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Over the next few weeks, Silicon Valley will be engrossed in a trial involving Reddit's chief executive, Ellen Pao, and the powerhouse venture capital firm that once employed her, Kleiner Perkins. It's the venture world’s version of the O.J. Simpson car chase -- a riveting, slow-moving wreck that’s sure to end poorly for someone.

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