Bikini Babes at Google Demo Remind Us Why Silicon Valley Is for Dudes

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shapeedit.jpgWhile watching the Google keynote today, the Nexus 7 tablet demonstration reminded us why some women find Silicon Valley so alienating. During a demonstration of the tablet's magazine reader, Google opted to show a Nexus edition of Shape, a publication for women that often has fit bikini models on its cover. As the shot focused on this month's cover model, actress Malin Akerman (right), followed by that cleavage shot up there of another good looking woman in tight clothing, parts of the male heavy audience whistled, confirming every stereotype of the frat boys in geek's clothing we've come to be familiar with during the Web 2.0 bubble.

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