While I personally adore Switzerland and have spent 19 very happy months in Lausanne, I can't help but object to a puff-piece with no substance. Of course Switzerland wants to promote itself as a "tech center" but let's get real: compared to Silicon Valley (where I used to live), London, Berlin, Tallin, Chennai, Tomsk, St Petersburg, and even Paris, the whole of Switzerland is a tech afterthought. I'd love this not to be the case, because I'd love to stay here, but....

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