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Unicorn stencil on a wall.
Programming by Betsy Haibel on January 20th, 2015
Myths about engineering management harm projects. This makes them annoying and expensive. They also harm people. This makes them dangerous.
Traditional brick building on an Ivy-League campus.
Hiring by Cate Huston on November 18th, 2014
The tech industry prides itself on its rationality, and yet is filled with trite slogans that are demonstrably untrue... and further, harmful.
Close-up of a drink with a lemon slice.
Events by Kara Sowles on October 28th, 2014
Confronting the assumed use of alcohol forces admission of other issues long swept under the tech industry’s rug.
Portrait of the author.
Mythology by Stephanie Morillo on March 17th, 2014
It’s hard not to miss the sentimental value in the stories of those whose lives were changed by tech’s opportunities. But something is missing.
Screenshot of the grid google image results for the phrase 'a software developer' - the results show mostly white men and almost all contain either a keyboard or someone drawing a schematic on glass.
Mythology by Laurent Bossavit on March 17th, 2014
Questioning claims that are widely accepted in the technology industry.
The Dating Ring startup's crowdtilt page for 'Cross-Country Love: Help Fly NYC Women to SF' attempting to fundraise $50k. The promo video below shows a woman smiling with her hands in a praying gesture.
Mythology by Kate Losse on March 17th, 2014
All of the efforts to get more women into tech will fail as long as the culture assumes that their labor is less valuable.
A woman standing behind a conference booth at SXSW, talking to a man.
Mythology by Zoelle Egner on March 14th, 2014
The indignities unwittingly foisted upon the early operations employee are many and varied.