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Has Silicon Valley gerrymandered itself?




NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: (L to R) President-elect Donald Trump, Peter Thiel and Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc., listen during a meeting with technology executives at Trump Tower, December 14, 2016 in New York City. This is the first major meeting between President-elect Trump and technology industry leaders. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: (L to R) President-elect Donald Trump, Peter Thiel and Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc., listen during a meeting with technology executives at Trump Tower, December 14, 2016 in New York City. This is the first major meeting between President-elect Trump and technology industry leaders. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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The tech sector has historically been focused in a few select coastal areas in New York, Massachusetts and California.

But that may have put them at a disadvantage, especially now, in the Trump era. That's the subject of a recent article by Issie Lapowsky, a senior writer at WIRED.

She spoke to Libby Denkmann about how power brokers of Silicon Valley have isolated themselves in coastal enclaves and lost touch with the average American, what CEO's are stepping out in Middle America and more.

To listen to the full segment, click the blue play button above.