Congress seems really bad at understanding technology

By John Mac, December 15, 2018

Previously this week Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before Congress concerning accountability and transparency regarding the statistics collection of the company. The of the CEO of one of the most successful businesses of tech was something that was some of the everyone was asking the issues.

That is because occasionally it seemed like a couple congressman simply experienced a fundamental understanding about Google and how the internet works generally speaking, as the NowThis “highlights” reel underneath demonstrates.

But that wasn’t the very first time Congress flubbed a chance to question hard-hitting issues of tech’s most powerful CEOs. Back in April, face book CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat to handle questioning regarding the social media big’s policies. Yet again several of the queries reverted to Zuckerberg were wasted as it seemed those questioning him had no clue about social media functions.