What’s Cooler: Working in Finance or Tech?

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Six Degrees of <strike>Kevin Bacon</strike> Foursquare.
Six Degrees of <strike>Kevin Bacon</strike> Foursquare.

“Would you rather say you were one of 10 engineers working on the Foursquare application or one of 50 developers working at some sort of Goldman Sachs trading department? ... Working at a hot startup company is good experience and just more interesting.” —Warren Lee, an investor at Canaan Partners, tries to explain why New York City no longer has a dearth of engineers in the wake of the financial crisis. Attention out-of-work "Dating a Banker Anonymous" girls, DatingATechGeek.tumblr.com looks like it's still up for grabs. [Digits/WSJ]