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Honorary expenses: Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill

Kai Ryssdal Mar 1, 2016
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Honorary expenses: Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill

Kai Ryssdal Mar 1, 2016
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Kai talked to Politico’s senior technology reporter Tony Romm about how some of the biggest of the big tech companies in Silicon Valley are trying to change public perceptions of their diversity problems in one of the most innovative parts of the American economy. This includes the lack of women and people of color.

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