Mar 13, 2017

03/13/17: A lot of Googling about World War II

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Y Combinator's Sam Altman oversees an accelerator that launches promising startups into the world, but now he's turned part of his attention to politics. He joined us to talk about his experience interacting with Trump supporters across the country. Afterwards, we'll chat with Annalee Newitz of Ars Technica about why there's been an increase in Google searches of World War II-related terms like "Reichstag fire." 

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Sam Altman of Y Combinator speaks onstage. Altman visited and heard from 100 Donald Trump supporters around the country to get their perspective on the new president.
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Y Combinator’s Sam Altman oversees an accelerator that launches promising startups into the world, but now he’s turned part of his attention to politics. He joined us to talk about his experience interacting with Trump supporters across the country. Afterwards, we’ll chat with Annalee Newitz of Ars Technica about why there’s been an increase in Google searches of World War II-related terms like “Reichstag fire.” 

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