Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

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

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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Marketplace Tech®, hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, tackles the business behind the technology that’s obsessing us and changing our lives. With the listener in mind, this weekday segment examines everything from video games and robots to consumer protection and space travel.