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Silicon Valley still failing kids by not investing in smart gun tech

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Two years ago I wrote that Silicon Valley was failing America's children by not investing in smart firearms technologies. It still is.

Why it matters: Smart gun technology would have done nothing to prevent what happened in Parkland, where the legal owner of a semi-automatic rifle intentionally slaughtered his former classmates. But mass shootings, as horrific as they are, only account for a small percentage of America's annual deaths by firearm.