Hacker house blues: My life with 12 programmers, 2 rooms and one 21st-century dream
David Garczynski lived in a cramped two bedroom San Francisco apartment with 12 other people. They all had been lured there by a single aspiration: to land a glamorous, high-paying tech job. But after observing his roommates’ lives, he started to question whether it was all worth it. Writing in Salon, he tells of his hacker house blues.