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A door with a handle reading "Push."
2015 Year in Review by Coraline Ada Ehmke on December 16th, 2015
Although we can rightly celebrate the progress that we have made thus far, we must also recognize just how far we still have to go in making this phase in our cultural evolution a success.
Person taking close-up picture of themselves in a mirror.
2015 Year in Review by Cameron G. on December 15th, 2015
Even though consequences are necessary to address the racism in technology, we have built a culture that refuses accountability.
A cherry pie made out of Legos.
2015 Year in Review by Amy Nguyen on December 14th, 2015
If we reach our numerical goals only to look in the mirror and see all the corruption that already existed, we will have failed.
Photo of a chrysalis, viewed through a microscope.
Issue 29 by Shelly [Schell] Carpenter on November 2nd, 2015
I’m advocating for you to incorporate reproductive justice as a lens through which to view your work in the tech industry.
Statue of Justice.
Issue 27 by Anjuan Simmons on September 18th, 2015
Technology companies today are increasingly colonial in their actions. This can be seen in the veneer of sovereignty they seek to cultivate, how they work across borders, their use of dominant culture as a weapon, and the clear belief that “superior” technology is a suitable excuse for lawlessness, exploitation and even violence.
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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."
Bright metal cogs in a machine.
Issue 25 by Kinga Kięczkowska on August 13th, 2015
Instead of prioritizing coding work, we should instead look at our teams and companies as a complex and intricate organism, requiring every part of it to cooperate in order to work.
A lightbulb, slowly burning out in the dark, a hand reaching out to touch it.
Issue 25 by Anonymous Author on August 11th, 2015
Despite our mythologies of open source as a flat, accessible, democratic model for software development, the way we lead our open source groups consistently proves otherwise.
Broken beer bottle on the ground.
Issue 24 by Victor Yocco on July 20th, 2015
A cautionary tale to individuals and organizations, a call to action to be more proactive against alcohol abuse, and the start of a dialogue within our community.
A man reclining in a chair, with virtual reality headgear, numerous wires attached to his body, flanked by large amounts of blinking computer equipment.
Issue 23 by Jamie Riedesel on July 1st, 2015
For every SF utopia, there is an equal and opposite dystopia.