Silicon Valley’s inequality machine: a conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Editor’s Note: Technology, startups, entrepreneurship, unicorns, S-1s. Silicon Valley has created an economic engine unlike any other in the world over the past few decades. That success has come with incredible influence over our society, politics, and economy, an influence that is increasingly u...

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Hasnain says:

This was a really interesting read on tech in Silicon Valley and how it brings out inequality.

Lots of great discussion points. I’m a bit annoyed that 2/3rds is behind a paywall especially since this is effectively something leading us towards buying a book.

Worth reading though.

“Anand: That’s kind of amazing. But, in general, people in finance own the idea that they work in finance. Whereas, with tech, I think a lot of our culture has bought into the idea that there are these figures of emancipation, and liberation, and social leveling. And it has bought them a tremendous [amount] of space and freedom that they have exploited and abused.”

Posted on 2019-03-03T01:09:28+0000