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Does tech culture exacerbate inequality and undermine democracy?

Michelle Lin

Inequality and democracy are the kind of topics you may expect to hear about at a political convention, but not necessarily at a tech conference. And so looked at one way, some of Vice President Al Gore’s discussion at Southland today could be heard in context as a bit of a jeremiad – one spotlighting a tech culture that sometimes contributes to the forces that exacerbate inequality and undermine democracy.

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