Good news! The great Raw Water Story of 2017 is finally over. Google tells me that searches went up ten-fold over the raw water craze, but thankfully, humans seem to have filtered out any more stories or follow ups. Silicon Valley can rest easy.
But wait! There is another crisis brewing, and it isn’t the animal fecal matter in your algae water.
Over the past few days, we’ve seen the creation of a brand new genre of tech press article which might be called “the Chinese are really bored with Silicon Valley.”
(My sources tell me the Albanians are also bored with the Valley, but no one apparently cares what they think these days. Albania is in Africa, right?).
Apparently, and this is true because the Wall Street Journal reported on it, Palo Alto looks kind of dumpy.
Color me as shocked as the green of this fungal H20. Dumpy? Have they seen the Persian rug store on University?
As the Journal describes a group of Chinese founders visiting the Valley, “To many in the group,…