“Every reunion is a reckoning about merit, choice and luck, but as the members of the class of ’94 told their stories, that weekend and in months of interviews before, they were also grappling with the nature of the industry some had helped create. Had the Internet failed to fulfill its promise to democratize business, or had the women missed the moment? Why did Silicon Valley celebrate some kinds of outsiders but not others? ‘The Internet was supposed to be the great equalizer’ said Gina Bianchini, the woman who had appeared on the cover of Fortune. ‘So why hasn’t our generation of women moved the needle?” The NYT’s Jodi Kantor takes an interesting look back at the first graduating class from the Internet industry’s original start-up incubator; otherwise known as Stanford University. A Brand New World In Which Men Ruled.