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An image from REDDER, in sunset tones. The character is shown standing on a ledge. An energy cell, which the character must collect, is on a long ledge above where they stand.
Issue 33 by Veve Jaffa & Anna Anthropy on February 23rd, 2016
"I don't know if I believe in passion. Passion is the thing that lets us overlook how badly we're hurting."
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Issue 32 by February Keeney on February 1st, 2016
Being trans brings an entire new layer of bias and discrimination to play in every interview.
Panelists sit at a long table.
Issue 30 by Alice Wong on November 25th, 2015
In the current discussion on diversity and STEM, as with so many diversity initiatives, disability is usually excluded or thought of purely in terms of accessibility or accommodations.
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.
Image with a magenta background and hand-drawn in black ink the figure of a woman in a wheelchair with short hair—her mouth is open wide and there is a caption bubble in yellow that reads “To pee or not to pee, that’s NOT the question!”
Issue 29 by Alice Wong on November 4th, 2015
Very often, specialized companies create assistive technology with little input from actual users with disabilities. These products are usually institutional in look and feel, overpriced, and only reimbursable by insurance.
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Issue 29 by Michelle Lee on November 2nd, 2015
Evidence that Asian American women haven't been fully included in technology is found not only in recent lawsuits, but in the lack of Asian American women in tech leadership.
A model using the Dipper while talking on the phone.
Issue 28 by The Editor & Aniyia Williams on October 14th, 2015
We spoke to Aniyia about the wearable tech market, raising seed funding, building your founding team and where Tinsel is going.
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Issue 27 by Julie Ann Horvath on September 15th, 2015
"It’s easy to feel like the tech culture is just normal and how the industry is or should be. And that’s the moment of maturity - going from 'oh, this is how it is' to feeling like no, this is wrong and this isn’t how it should be."
Artsy photo of a ladder leading up a 90-degree wall, smoke billowing at the top.
Issue 26 by Anna on September 1st, 2015
The job search in tech equals an unpaid full-time job.
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Issue 26 by Romeo Kwihangana & Iheanyi Ekechukwu on August 31st, 2015
We caught up about their work, black men in tech, how to make your own podcast, and where the future of tech is going.