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Large sports stadium with a floor absolutely packed with hackers at tables.
2016 Year in Review by Gloria Lin on December 15th, 2016
This is a feminist issue considering hackathon practices prevent the growth of a diverse, critical tech sphere.
A crossed-out universal access sign against trees, text reading 'Non-ADA Trail'.
Issue 38 by David Peter on June 22nd, 2016
Accessibility must be part of every aspect of business, part of the minimally viable product, a core part of how we approach the launch and growth of our platforms.
Black and white image of a woman in a plain dress leaning in a doorway; on the surrounding walls is the vague impression of dark woods, trees and mosses.
Issue 38 by Archana Madhavan on June 21st, 2016
When you grow up with fundamentally different cultural expectations from everyone else around you, it pervades every aspect of your life.
A keyboard with the keys lit up in rainbow colors.
Issue 30 by Emily Horsman on November 23rd, 2015
We continue to arbitrarily trust the judgements of white, able-bodied, neurotypical cis dudes to define personhood in the digital world.
Photo of the workshop space. Various members of Team Free To Pee are involved in various activities—some are bent over working on a blue plastic prototype seat, some are standing, some are sitting and some are in wheelchairs in the middle of the action.
Issue 29 by Alice Wong on November 5th, 2015
Makeathons and other similar events want to “do good” and “make the world a better place.” The people behind these events need to realize *how* they do them is as important as *why* they are doing them.
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 a chrysalis, viewed through a microscope.
Issue 29 by Shelly [Schell] Carpenter 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.
International access symbol on a brick wall.
Issue 21 by Lacey Williams Henschel on May 20th, 2015
Wide accessibility must become a part of everything we do in the tech industry, and our events are a critical part of that mission.
A mobile phone with various social media icons, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and others.
Issue 19 by Alice Wong on April 7th, 2015
The power and promise of social media is still out of reach for some people with disabilities who do not have the same ease-of-use and benefits as non-disabled users.
Typewriter with the keys replaced by emoji buttons.
Issue 18 by Aditya Mukerjee on March 17th, 2015
We can’t ignore the composition of the Unicode Consortium’s members, directors, and officers -- the people who define the everyday writing systems of all languages across the globe.