Tech Moguls: Modern-Day Robber Barons
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Ten of the world's richest 100 people have ruthlessly siphoned their billions from IT, making today's tech moguls the equivalent of the infamous capitalist robber-barons of last century, like John Rockefeller or Andrew Carnegie, writes John Naughton in the Guardian.
From Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg to Sergey Brin and Jeff Bezos, they are all technocrats who "share a mindset that renders them blind to the untidiness and contradictions of life," he writes. "The trouble is that technocrats don't do values."
--Written by Mark Russell of Newser
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