Silicon Valley is to the tech-savvy what Paris is to the fashion-minded. But the fantasy of moving there might not match the reality. John Boitnott writes for Inc. to help you decide.
On the pros side, most of the tech giants are based there, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, and Google. It is ridiculously easy to network, with how many different businesses and tech events are there. It is even common for competitors to commingle, building a sense of community. On the cons side, Silicon Valley has an outrageously high cost of living. The competition to find a job is also expectedly fierce, since everyone moves there for the same reason. Lastly, the culture of Silicon Valley just might not be your style; California is kind of insane. You can read the full article here: http://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/is-moving-to-silicon-valley-right-for-you.html