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Which Is Better: Silicon Valley or Silicon Beach? [Infographic]

silicon valley vs silicon beachThe San Francisco vs. Los Angeles rivalry has been raging for years, with the northern city scoffing at the southern one’s lack of walkability and superficial values, while the southern sister really just wishes the northern one would take a damn shower already.



These days, the sibling rivalry has expanded to include the tech industry, with LA drawing crowds to its beaches and food trucks, while SF tries to hold onto its image as the hip, alternative capital of, well, everything.


While San Francisco has obviously been the traditional tech spot, rising costs in everything from housing to the price of a cocktail have started driving startups down to sunny Los Angeles. So which is better: Silicon Valley or Silicon Beach? Check out this cute infographic from for the answer.


LA vs SF – Where Do Tech Workers Have It Better? infographic



Photo Credits | KillerStartups composite image, original images by majunznk and Kevin Cole

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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