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A unicorn drawn on the lid of a laptop next to the Apple logo.
Issue 41 by Anonymous Author on September 7th, 2016
Wage gaps and hiring discrimination persist despite the fact that most large corporations have affirmative action and equal opportunity policies.
Sea-green Adderall pills on the interior of the plastic pill jar.
Issue 40 by Anonymous Author on August 15th, 2016
Many tech workers with ADHD don’t fit the stereotypes.
From "Fez": Gomez, the main character, has on sunglasses and a gold dollar sign around his neck, and leaps from a pixelated, grassy ground towards dollar signs in starry sky.
Issue 36 by Veve Jaffa on April 27th, 2016
The high visibility of indie success stories creates the illusion that commercial success is accessible and achievable by all, disregarding the challenges most indie developers face.
Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
A rusty, curving pipe along a river.
Issue 24 by Seonaid Lee on July 21st, 2015
How did we become so invisible, irrecoverable stats in dreary headline after dreary headline? And what would be possible if we weren’t?
Perfect bubble floating through the air, reflecting a lush green land on its surface.
Issue 22 by Dimas Guardado on June 11th, 2015
We are conditioned to reason about economic vulnerability in terms of individual merit, instead of as systemic failure.
Interior of a chronograph.
Issue 21 by Coraline Ada Ehmke on May 19th, 2015
Is it enough to be measured by the quality of our code alone?
Photo of a burning fire.
Issue 19 by Shanley Kane on April 9th, 2015
Just send a pull request!!
The hallway and stairway of a castle, fallen into disrepair and dilapidated.
Issue 18 by Eira A. Ekre on March 18th, 2015
In a way, you were the dream: someone who delivered high-quality work - or even perfection - without staying at the company long enough to get paid.
Lego figure of Grace Hopper.
Programming by Jean Yang & Ari Rabkin on January 20th, 2015
We need to question our “objective” and “technical” opinions about programming languages.