Mention Siberia, and one could conjure up images of gulags or endless stretches of snow — certainly not a hub of burgeoning technology. However, that's exactly what's there. Welcome to the "Silicon Forest," which is Russia's answer to the American dominance in tech innovation.
Visual journalist Grant Slater recently visited the area, and he talked to Ben Bergman on Friday to discuss what type of technology the Russians are building and why it might not be a bad thing if they took their technological know how to America.
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