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Tech Exec Doomsday Preppers: Protecting Themselves From The Automation Monster They Created

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“Doomsday Preppers,” An American reality series that ran on the National Geographic channel from 2011 to 2014, explored “…the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it.” The movement continues today, with Silicon Valley technology executives among the latest participants in this survivalist world.

A more recent documentary, “Silicon Valley’s Doomsday: Prepping For An Economic Apocalypse,” shows how tech preppers are readying themselves and their families to live out a technological apocalypse in style, complete with bunkers, off-grid homes and guns. These executives are spending anywhere from $200-400K on the low end to millions on the high end for so-called “billionaire bunkers.”

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