So I guess South Asians and East Asians don’t count in Silicon Valley? Because last time I checked, they make up a huge portion of the tech population. And alot of them came from environments that would make most people’s heads spin over here. Yet, they have built great lives for themselves and their families while being productive members of this society. Now, do we need more African and Hispanic Americans in STEM fields? Absolutely. But saying the Valley is “extremely white” is preposterous I am cringing...at your silly outrage over how RAYCESS Silicon Valley is.
@Chuck13 And I don't know how bringing up the Jimmy Kimmel incident is "mean." It happened and it is a large reason that alot of people even know who Gould is. It's worth watching. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-avakrRUaU
@Logan Sachon Eh, she made silly comments about rich people and the "worst" men that were vague and ignorant at best. Those are the type of empty observations that mean nothing. Rich people are BAD!!! Huh? And questioning the judgement of women who stay with the "worst" men is not mean.
@faustbanana I was born and raised in Chicago too. If I could, I would live there but I don't look at it with rose-tinted glasses. The crime and poverty and the crappy schools throughout large swaths of the city are very sad. This has resulted in Chicago being one of the most segregated (at least by race) cities in the country. It's really pathetic how alot of people are ignorant about this and hot it is a result of the corrupt Democratic-machine politics that have existed for a long time in the city.
@stuffisthings H Street is nice, but yeah, it is way overpriced (like most things in DC). I think they should change the name of H Street to Hype Street. And the streetcar is just going to drive up rents/home prices even higher
@Anna And Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, UK, France...the majority of the EU with a few exceptions. Come to think of it, alot of countries, in Asia, Africa, and South America have the same problem. It's a worldwide problem.
@Freetzy Right, because I'm sure all those small, independent restaurants give their workers great benefits. And I wouldn't know what dumpster diving is like, but I'll take your word for it.
Of course, when it comes to fries, McDonald's rules them all!
I'm a Five Guys fan. They really do a great job with their whole menu. And I'll second the opinion above that their fries are amazing. Shake Shack is, like many things from NYC, horribly overrated.
On a related note, there was a great obit in The Economist for Fred Turner, who turned McDonald's into the successful business it is today. A true American success story. http://www.economist.com/news/obituary/21570658-fred-turner-left-man-who-made-mcdonalds-died-january-7th-aged-80-fred-turner