New programming language communities are “graded” on how cutting-edge they are: our pattern-matching capabilities associate white men with the cutting edge, especially if they’re talking about monads.
Issue 22 on June 9th, 2015
Configuring tools as a mode of straightforward escape from oppression, be it poverty or unfulfilling work, risks ignoring existing material practices and organizations that hold us to systems of inequity.
Issue 20 on April 29th, 2015
Startups need to stop working in silos, engaging doctors, health care administrators, communities and other system players.
Issue 20 on April 28th, 2015
American technology culture is reflective and a result of American systemic racism and sexism.
Issue 17 on February 24th, 2015
I have never met another person who is deaf at a hearing tech conference. I regularly see uncaptioned video tutorials for open source libraries and transcript-less tech podcasts. I stopped going to tech meetups. Without any representation in tech, I grew up a token.
Programming on January 20th, 2015
We need to question our “objective” and “technical” opinions about programming languages.