In Pictures: Silicon Valley's tech culture - 'We just want to be alone'

From a distance, Silicon Valley may look like a center for technical innovation. But it's more than that. Look closer and you'll find a home for social outcasts, radical libertarians and nerdy geniuses who dream of fleeing society entirely and building their own tech-utopias.

Elysium Is More Than a Movie Apple's "spaceship" campus, The Seasteading Institute's floating city, and Elon Musk's dreams of outer space all conjure the image of Elysium. In the movie, two classes of people exist in 2154: the rich and smart people who live on a luxurious space station called Elysium, and the poor souls who toil on an over-populated and run-down Earth. Perhaps this is what Silicon Valley techies had in mind all along.

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