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Are Silicon Valley Startups Solving Fake Problems To Amuse Their Technophile Friends?

 

 

Lately I’ve been asking the question: Has this whole startup thing jumped the shark? It seems like every other startup I hear about is the same as another one I heard about last week. Are we all just recycling the same ideas and pretending to be original?

 

Well, there’s at least one place where people are still coming up with crazy new ideas: Silicon Valley. Social networks for your pets. Private jet rentals. An “improved” thermostat. There’s no shortage of interesting and strange startups cropping up in Northern California, but this infographic asks:

 

Are Silicon Valley Startups Solving Fake Problems To Amuse Their Technophile Friends?

 

Is Silicon Valley Preaching to the Choir?

Infographic courtesy of Best Computer Science Degrees

 

 What do you think?

 

silcion valley infographic

 

Let us know in the comment section below.

 

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Author : Emma McGowan

Emma is a proud native of Burlington, Vermont, who has lived in six different countries over the past two years. She's living and loving the global nomad life and writing about technology and startups everywhere she goes. Check out more of her writing about tech on (the more titillating stuff) KinkAndCode.. Follow her on Twitter @MissEmmaMcG.

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