Article about Silicon Valley and the election. Generally the tech
sector was never very political until the 1990s. Microsoft had to even
be prompted to lobby for legislation in the late 1990s. Bill Gates
couldn't have cared less about politics. Most programmers I knew were
apolitical and made jokes about the whole thing. Then some decided they
liked libertarianism which is now very prominent and especially a POV I
see on tech forums (and have fun stepping on).
/"After years of scorning the political process, Silicon Valley has
leapt into the fray. The prospect of a President Donald J. Trump is
pushing the tech community to move beyond its traditional role as donors
and to embrace a new existence as agitators and activists.//"
Yup, with the exception of Peter Thiel, who probably feels he has
something to gain in keeping the GOP alive most of the Silicon Valley
status quo are supporting Clinton who will continue the status quo.
After all those cheap off shore tech workers can't be beat!