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Lauren Smiley

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    Collision CourseThe car wrecks were staged. The injuries were real. Led by a charismatic rogue, one family bloodied itself to pocket $6 million.
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    What It Takes to Get Accepted Into an Elite Apocalypse BunkerIt’s boom times for the bomb-shelter business in Silicon Valley. But you better be able to write a good application essay.
  3. swellness
    Women Biohackers Take Root in Silicon ValleyBut the male-dominated field isn’t always welcoming.
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    Where Silicon Valley Looks for Love, in the Era of Ellen PaoTech-world gender relations without an HR department.
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