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A man on an white background, holding his mouth open as he laughs.
Issue 42 by Anonymous Author on October 17th, 2016
No one heard us, no one stood up for us, no one tried to help us. Instead they tried to silence us.
A person reaching for a lightbulb illuminated in a dark room.
Issue 38 by The Editor on June 22nd, 2016
As our initial community survey shows, burnout in the diversity in tech movement represents a state of crisis.
An eerie, long shadow of a person superimposed over a driveway with cars, and large trees in the background.
Issue 38 by Siobhán K Cronin on June 20th, 2016
Does chronic exposure to workplace stressors and aggressions affect our neuroanatomy?
R*Q~L at the DJ set-up, standing next to Leah McFly on the computer.
Issue 29 by Alyce Currier on November 3rd, 2015
We still see male-dominated lineup after male-dominated lineup, at clubs and festivals predominantly run by male bookers and promoters.
Photo of the Chicago River with buildings rising all around it.
2014 in Review by Coraline Ada Ehmke on December 10th, 2014
The idea that the software industry benefits from an unwritten law of unconditional and mutual respect is an extension of meritocratic thinking: it’s as unrealistic as the meritocracy itself.
Sign that reads 'This is a safe area'.
Events by Anjuan Simmons on October 30th, 2014
We must examine the harmful outcomes that technology events foster: discrimination, aggression, and harassment. The only way to change these outcomes is to change behavior.
Registration table for the conference, featuring badges, ribbons for 'okay to photograph me' or 'ask first', and assorted supplies.
Events by Maggie Zhou & Alex Clemmer & Lindsey Kuper on October 27th, 2014
Despite "doing everything right," we failed to create a safe space for our attendees. How did we screw up?
Artwork of four Black people standing outside a storefront that reads 'Foremost Ice Cream. Frost City. Tasty Hamburgers. Hot Dogs.'
Surveillance by Davida Small on October 8th, 2014
Racial profiling fundamentally relies on surveillance, and in the case of African Americans, it’s been going on for hundreds of years; so far we have not been able to opt out of being constantly watched.
Sign with a skull illustration that reads DANGER Toxic Hazard.
Open Source by Anonymous Author on July 21st, 2014
Exploring the cultural shame of leaving and tips for finding healthy communities.
'Primary' and 'Replica' aren't especially bad choices, but they're also wrong. The correct terms are `master` and `slave`. They've been used in databases, hardware setups, server setups and god knows what else for god knows how long.
Social Media by nina de jesus on June 30th, 2014
Soon enough, you'll have defeated all those misguided Social Justice Warriors, for the good of mankind (where mankind = brogrammers)!