Silicon valley has some very mystical appeal in our geek culture.
But it comes with a very severe cost, as Niall Kennedy points out in this post.
How bad is the Bay Area/Silicon Valley? Well, with a lousy school system and decrepit infrastructure added into the mix of a generally higher cost of living, I would require a 75% – 100% increase in base salary to even CONSIDER the Bay Area again.
It’s the INTERNET people! You can work ANYWHERE!