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10x engineer

Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
Hands on monkey bars.
Issue 23 by Nikki Murray on June 29th, 2015
Legitimacy as a programmer universally requires a stamp of approval from institutions with power and privilege over marginalized groups.
American flag mounted high over an urban setting.
Issue 20 by Terri Burns on April 28th, 2015
American technology culture is reflective and a result of American systemic racism and sexism.
The hallway and stairway of a castle, fallen into disrepair and dilapidated.
Issue 18 by Eira A. Ekre on March 18th, 2015
In a way, you were the dream: someone who delivered high-quality work - or even perfection - without staying at the company long enough to get paid.