Watch Joel on Yahoo’s Daily Ticker Discussing Tech Oligarchs


Aaron Task


Yahoo Daily Ticker

Joel recently appeared on Yahoo’s Daily Tickers show to talk about the impact on the economy by Silicon Valley’s new tech titans. From the show:

Kotkin believes that tech gurus are America’s newest set of oligarchs. They hurt competition and hold great influence with government officials. They don’t create many U.S. jobs, they don’t pay much in taxes, and yet 72% of Americans express positive feelings for their industry.

Watch the short interview here.