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Tech World Brings Bling To Burning Man

Without any allusions to a tech bubble, Nick Bilton details the off-kilter excesses of tech industry elites in Tuesday’s New York Times. Specifically, Bilton takes us to Burning Man where high rollers from the hottest startups and venture capital firms are turning the once egalitarian music festival into a dusty playground for the rich. “Anyone who has been going to Burning Man for the last five years is now seeing things on a level of expense or flash that didn’t exist before,” Brian Doherty, author of the book “This Is Burning Man,” tells Bilton.

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