For all its innovation, some things in Silicon Valley seem permanently stuck in the stone age.

The San Francisco tech industry’s first ever “Fashion Week” (actually three days) featured some pretty cool things, such as drones flying clothes down the catwalk and trousers that double as a drumkit.

However, the closing act on the first night - a scantily clad all female burlesque troop - didn’t send the best message for an event in an industry which repeatedly comes under fire for its sexist attitudes.

Chris Lindland, founder of Betabrand, the company that organised the show, told website Mashable he didn’t know in advance that the evening would end in semi-naked women prancing around on stage, adding that the performance wasn’t in line with the company’s diversity efforts.

Nul points, Silicon Valley. Must try harder.

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