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Anna Wiener

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Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener is a memoir about the author's experience living and working in the tech industry in Silicon Valley. It follows her transition from working in publishing in New York City to moving to San Francisco where she worked in customer support at two different tech startups. In San Francisco, Anna grapples with how the tech industries are changing society, as well as with the complex power dynamics in the surrounding culture as she searches for meaning and fulfillment in her work. Uncanny Valley explores themes of feminism and sexism, meaning in work, work/life balance, tech culture, and power.

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