Two American power centres are about to clash

Not long ago, I attended an informal session in San Francisco on, basically, how to make the world a better place.

Most of the attendees were from the Bay Area, and the technology industry. I was struck by how their approaches and perspectives differed from what I am used to, living in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2018, with the headline 'Two American power centres are about to clash'. Print Edition | Subscribe