Why Wasn't New York City Silicon Valley to Begin With?

Architectural rendering of the Cornell NYC Tech campus coming to Roosevelt Island in 2017. The school is currently housed at Google's offices in Chelsea.

Richard Florida is the Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, a Global Research Professor at NYU and a senior editor at The Atlantic. He traces the roots of why the tech sector grew in the orange groves of California as opposed to the canyons of New York  -- and why he thinks tech is primed to return to cities.