The Real Reason Why Techies Are the New Yuppies

Back in the 1980s, people talked about the 1 percent by referring to "young urban professionals," or yuppies. The term was supposed to contrast with hippies, the youth culture of a previous generation. Today in cities like San Francisco, the idea of the yuppie has been grafted onto a new term: techie. » 2/10/14 3:27pm 2/10/14 3:27pm