Nadia Eghbal: Silicon Valley and the future of philanthropy

Nadia Eghbal is an independent researcher and writer. She’s the author of Working in Public, which is an ethnographic study of how Open Source Software is made and maintained. She recently won an Emergent Ventures grant to study and write about technology wealth and philanthropy. In this conversation, we discuss how and why technology entrepreneurs think differently about philanthropy, what this means for the funding of science, how crypto is changing this space and much more. Enjoy this conversation with Nadia Eghbal.-----------------Thanks to Cofruition for consulting on and producing the show. You can learn more about Entrepreneur First at and subscribe to my weekly newsletter at

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