KQED Radio
KQED Newssee more
Latest Newscasts:KQEDNPR
Player Sponsored By
upper waypoint

Has Big Tech Pushed the Innovation out of Silicon Valley?

12:46
at
Save ArticleSave Article
Failed to save article

Please try again

In a picture taken on May 15, 2012, a logo of social networking facebook is displayed on a laptop screen inside a restaurant in Manila.
 (Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley’s influence is waning, at least according to the latest cover story in The Economist magazine, which says the region will probably never again lead the tech world the way it has during the last twenty years. The culprit? The success and outsized growth of companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. Forum talks with Alexandra Suich Bass about her article and the future of Silicon Valley.

Guests:

Alexandra Suich Bass, U.S. technology editor, The Economist

Sponsored

lower waypoint
next waypoint
'Why We Remember' with Neuroscientist Dr. Charan RanganathWhat’s Driving Brazen Retail Theft and What Should We Do About It?U.S. Military Struggles to Fill Its RanksThe Future of Wine At Center of Napa County Supervisors ElectionForum From the Archives: Brutality of Philippines’ War on Drugs Laid Bare in ‘Some People Need Killing’Forum From the Archives: Doing Democracy: Jennifer Pahlka on How to 'Recode America'The 'Extremely Hardcore' Story of Elon Musk's Twitter TakeoverJulie and John Gottman on How to ‘Turn Conflict into Connection'Conservative Mothers as a Political Force in CaliforniaCan San Jose Show Us The Way to Creating Dense, Vibrant Urban Neighborhoods?