Nadia Eghbal is a writer and researcher who explores how the internet enables individual creators. From 2015 to 2019, she focused on the production of open source software, working independently and at GitHub to improve the open source developer experience. She is the author of Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure, published by the Ford Foundation, where she argued that open source code is a form of public infrastructure that requires maintenance.
Episode 51: Working in Public: Nadia Eghbal and her new book about Making and Sustaining Open Source Software
August 28th, 2020 | 43 mins 49 secs
author, floss, open source
Nadia Eghbal, author of the seminal work Roads and Bridges, came on to talk to us about her new book, Working in Public.