This is a feminist issue considering hackathon practices prevent the growth of a diverse, critical tech sphere.
Issue 38 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.
Issue 29 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.
Issue 29 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.
Issue 19 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.
Issue 18 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.