George Soros Goes Full “1984” in Anti-Tech Tirade
Davos 2018 has emerged as a bastion for anti-Silicon Valley sentiment. The 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, took place in a more innocent age. Donald Trump had not yet assumed control of the White House, and Silicon Valley was still considered a protagonist in the American landscape, beloved of users and lawmakers alike. The year’s theme was “the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” and the soiree centered on emerging technologies, which seemed to presage an era of unprecedented possibility.