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Don’t confuse forward thinking in the tech world with forward-thinking politics

A list of things that, considered together, are a reminder to pay closer attention

18th December, 2016
IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty Pic: Getty

Last week, a group of Silicon Valley leaders met with the US president-elect in Trump Tower. Presidents and presidents-elect often meet with industry leaders, so in a normal timeline, this wouldn’t mean much. But here is a list of things that, considered together, are a reminder to pay closer attention.

It’s not clear why each of them had agreed to attend, but we do know that Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick, IBM chief...

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