The kids are screaming, and I show it in my videos while I’m recording. Who has time to reshoot? This is life.
diversity in tech
Issue 34 on March 16th, 2016
“If this place is so good for women,” I thought, “then why are there only 4 of us on a team of 12 people?”
Issue 34 on March 15th, 2016
While side projects can be a great indicator of personality, ability, and work-ethic, they should not have as much ability to make or break someone’s career.
Issue 32 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.
2015 Year in Review on December 15th, 2015
Even though consequences are necessary to address the racism in technology, we have built a culture that refuses accountability.
Issue 30 on November 23rd, 2015
Marginalized developers suffer from an industry-wide epidemic that withholds basic income from hard-working artists for the dubious privilege of exposure. But despite popular belief, we are not in dire need of exposure, petty consolations, or a tent on the outskirts of a major industry event.
Issue 29 on November 2nd, 2015
I’m advocating for you to incorporate reproductive justice as a lens through which to view your work in the tech industry.
Issue 26 on September 2nd, 2015
Diversity in tech is not only about ending technology empires that employ almost all white men, but about ending the ecosystems around tech companies that benefit primarily white males through a constellation of seemingly “secondary” effects in a far vaster net.
Issue 23 on June 29th, 2015
Punishing and irrelevant interview processes seek to produce disciplined high-tech employees, jumping through arbitrary hoops at the whims of employers.
Issue 21 on May 20th, 2015
While today Twitter is one of the biggest platforms for social justice organization online, it’s important that these movements can spread on emerging platforms as well.