Tech workers electing to use skills in politics

"Around the country — and especially in the Bay Area, where 75 percent of voters backed Democrat Hillary Clinton — joining the political fray has become a way to try to reconcile the election’s result, said Sonia Katyal, a co-director of Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

“There is a much greater number of individuals who probably would have just entered the tech sector, who are now thinking of themselves as political leaders — purely to stem the tide of what’s happening in Washington,” Katyal said."