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Large sports stadium with a floor absolutely packed with hackers at tables.
2016 Year in Review by Gloria Lin on December 15th, 2016
This is a feminist issue considering hackathon practices prevent the growth of a diverse, critical tech sphere.
Blank envelope with a pen across it.
Issue 42 by Yanyi on October 19th, 2016
Two poems about the ways I'm tokenized and asked to respond as a technical POC in the industry.
Donna and Cameron standing outside of a brick building, reviewing notes.
Issue 42 by Kerstin Kollmann on October 18th, 2016
In an online survey I conducted, two-thirds of respondents thought depictions of female tech experts were “not particularly accurate” or even “very inaccurate”.
A hopeful, blue horizon above a field of purple clover.
Issue 37 by Thaddeus Cambron on May 24th, 2016
As more and more of our lives are played out in digital space, can we mitigate anxiety in the tools that we create and use everyday?
A sad-looking humanoid robot sticker plastered on a sign pole outdoors.
Issue 36 by Cher Tan on April 26th, 2016
What does it mean for the future of AI when technology mirrors the sensibilities of a dominant group?
Hands on a keyboard.
Issue 36 by Alexis Hancock on April 25th, 2016
The overwhelming focus on imposter syndrome doesn’t provide a space to process the power dynamics affecting you; you get gaslighted into thinking it’s *you* causing all the problems.
Hands on monkey bars.
Issue 23 by Nikki Murray on June 29th, 2015
Legitimacy as a programmer universally requires a stamp of approval from institutions with power and privilege over marginalized groups.
Implementation of a binary search tree in a text editor.
Issue 23 by Heidy Khlaaf on June 29th, 2015
Punishing and irrelevant interview processes seek to produce disciplined high-tech employees, jumping through arbitrary hoops at the whims of employers.
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?
A mobile phone with various social media icons, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and others.
Issue 19 by Alice Wong 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.