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Mark Cuban slams tech bros in SF who think they are ‘the smartest motherf**kers in the world’

Businessman Mark Cuban pulled no punches during a recent interview in which he called the Silicon Valley tech scene ‘pretentious as f***.’

During Sunday’s episode of Club Random with Bill Maher, Cuban – the Shark Tank panelist and owner of the Dallas Mavericks – sat down with the comedian to discuss their hatred of northern California.

Cuban, 64, began the discussion by saying that he doesn’t think he’d ever be able to reside in California as a full-time resident, at least in part due to the unfriendly business environment.

But he cited the main reason he wouldn’t live there as being the state’s failed policies that have led to a homelessness crisis and poor living conditions for taxpaying residents. 

On a Sunday appearance of Bill Maher’s Club Random show, billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban slammed Silicon Valley tech bro culture, saying he’d rather do business in Texas

‘Look what’s happened in San Francisco, I mean, an entire industry is getting pushed out. You know, the whole technology industry went from, ‘Well, it’s ok. This is growth, this is, you know, the new thing.’ And now, you now, it’s just about people sh***ing on the street,’ said Cuban.

Maher retorted: ‘I was gonna say, the cleaning-up-the-sh**-off-the-street-industry is doing very well.’

Cuban then elaborated on his distaste for the city: ‘I’ve never been a big San Francisco fan, at all,’ he said.

‘You know, I know what you mean. It’s a little cliquey,’ said the host.

‘Pretentious as f***,’ said Cuban. ‘Right? Being in the tech industry everybody is the smartest motherf***er in the world if you live in Silicon Valley.’

‘The attitudes, I mean, it’s just like, ‘We’re tech bros. We’re tech bros. Of course we’re smarter. You know, we went to Harvard, we went to MIT, we’re in tech. You just can’t hang. You don’t know what the f*** is going on,” said Cuban.

The billionaire entrepreneur added that he does ‘all I can to not let any of my investments work outta Silicon Valley.’

Maher nodded and said, ‘Just because you’re good at tech doesn’t mean you’re the smartest person in the world.’

‘F*** no,’ agreed Cuban.

‘You’re good at that one thing, which is very important,’ said Maher.

‘But they’re not even that good at it. they’re just there to pretend that they’re good at it,’ Cuban interjected. ‘I’d rather start a business in Dallas all day, every day.’

Beyond the 'cliquey' nature of Silicon Valley tech bros, San Francisco is plagued by a slate of serious issues including its raging homeless population, many of whom are drug addicts

Beyond the ‘cliquey’ nature of Silicon Valley tech bros, San Francisco is plagued by a slate of serious issues including its raging homeless population, many of whom are drug addicts

Children playing in parks and walking to school are no longer spared the brutal reality of SF's failed policies that have led to a large population of mentally unstable and potentially dangerous homeless individuals

Children playing in parks and walking to school are no longer spared the brutal reality of SF’s failed policies that have led to a large population of mentally unstable and potentially dangerous homeless individuals

San Francisco, governed by Mayor London Breed and a slate of equally progressive politicians, has become infamous for failed progressive policies that have left the city in chaos.

The city’s heavily-taxed woke population recently voted to recall hyper-progressive District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who was considered to be exceptionally soft on dangerous criminals, even by San Francisco standards.

But the lax, theoretically humanitarian standards of the city have led to real life danger for its residents – even the sheltered tech bros.

Last month, tech boss Ivan Matkovic, 35, recounted the horrifying story of his ten-month-old son nearly fatally overdosing on fentanyl he picked up at the local playground.

The family nanny told Matkovic his son had been crawling in the grass, putting leaves in his mouth, as was his usual way. She said she hadn’t seen what the baby touched or ingested and didn’t notice any drugs, foil or needles in the area.

The city’s department of Parks and Recreation said they did not find any drugs or paraphernalia after a search of the park that evening. The likeliest exposure, police determined, was powder, which is hard to find.

‘It’s not just dealers and people you don’t know who are impacted by this, it’s tipping over into the broader populace, and it feels like it needs that kind of Covid-like attention, and it doesn’t seem like it’s getting that,’ he said. 

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