There’s plenty of evidence that the competitive, “best in show” approach used in interviewing extends into the core of tech culture itself.
Issue 43 on November 14th, 2016
"The internet in and of itself is very male and very pale and very English. The way that we write copy, the way we code, the way we find solutions to technical problems, all ascribe to that philosophy of 'white, male and pale.'"
Issue 42 on October 18th, 2016
"Opportunities for queer representation are improving, but there are certainly still gaps that need to be filled."
Issue 41 on September 6th, 2016
"We’re hoping it can change lives as well as movement and organizing work."
Issue 39 on July 28th, 2016
"As folks talk about the booming economy and the wealth and incredible jobs that tech is creating, the folks that are being left behind are the invisible workforce, are people of color. "
Issue 38 on June 20th, 2016
"ThePLUG was birthed out of the idea that creativity and the world of tech are nuanced industries with diverse people that are too often left out of mainstream media."
Issue 37 on May 23rd, 2016
"We run Mvslim like a startup. This means we are always experimenting and figuring out how to make the whole project more efficient. It’s a learning process that never stops for both of us."
Issue 35 on March 28th, 2016
An Interview with Riley H.
Issue 33 on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."