2016 was an unexpected year. Some in Silicon Valley soared, while others tanked. And some took a trip to Trump Tower
Amid Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and the increasingly catastrophic consequences of climate change, the dominance of a handful of technology companies over society became increasingly obvious from Facebooks troubling impact on democracy to Elon Musks plan to colonize a new planet before we destroy this one.
Still, if theres one thing we can learn from this year in technology, its that no matter how bad things get, someone in Silicon Valley will make money off it.
Heres our list of techs biggest winners and losers of 2016: