I ran a session TRUMP 2016? CAN IT HAPPEN HERE? (a few people in the session caught the Sinclair Lewis reference) to get a feel for whether the tech community understands what's happening in our country. At another meeting earlier in the year I concluded
Everything at this meeting is off the record, so I can't say much about it. The one comment I'll make is that among this group of elites almost no one I've spoken to groks Trump or his appeal to a large number of Americans.The other session I co-ran (with Othman Laraki of Color Genomics) was on genomics.
Lots of good stuff at hashtag #foocamp.
Here's a list of book recommendations from one of the sessions (James Cham).
First day of FOO Camp 2016. Whisky tasting in the Design Village soon. #foocamp pic.twitter.com/PyuNY1mG7t— Andrew Crow (@AndrewCrow) June 11, 2016