Twitter robotics and other technology geeks work in plush surrounds and eat oysters and lamb chops, outside HQ (above) on the south-side of mid-Market Street is San Francisco’s poorest neighborhood — the Tenderloin. I was walking to an event at Moscone and took a few pictures of the neighborhood.
There’s not much chance for gentrification when all workers stay inside and clean their apartments, and washes their clothes, and feeds them for free. Competing with local services is the opposite of gentrification. For the young engineers it’s great it’s like being back at mom’s, free food and clean laundry, and without having to deal with mom.