Party Like It’s 1929

I get the appeal of a Roaring 20s-themed party in general, but if you’re a major Bay Area tech company, how out of touch with your company’s image outside your bubble do you have to be to think that channeling Gatsby is a good PR move?

Author: Michael Swaine

Michael Swaine is a writer and editor. He helped launch the first personal computer newsweekly, InfoWorld. He co-authored Fire in the Valley, the seminal tech history book on which the movie Pirates of Silicon Valley was based. He was editor-in-chief of Dr. Dobb’s Journal and has written for and edited several other magazines. His latest creation is PragPub for The Pragmatic Programmers. He and his partner Nancy Groth own Summer Jo’s, an organic farm, restaurant, and bakery in Grants Pass, Oregon.