Making the world suck less with software

2011: Alexis Ohanian – Founder, Reddit

Alexis closed BoS 2011 with this inspiring talk on how software can level the playing field and change lives in many unexpected world. He also reveals why Justin Timberlake has done a great deal more for start ups than Mark Zuckerberg.

Alexis believes it is the privilege and responsibility of the wealthy to do some good, but that you don’t have to wait until you are Bill Gates wealthy to get involved. In this great talk he gives countless examples of software projects that are making the world suck a little less and issues a call to arms to software engineers everywhere to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.