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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.
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.
Close-up of a keyboard.
Issue 17 by Ellie Day on February 25th, 2015
Giving access to a tool as powerful as code creates social change and spurs economic mobility for those who have not shared equally in the rewards of the technological renaissance.
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.
Sketch of a lamp.
Sex and Sexuality by Anonymous Author on September 8th, 2014
Men walk away virtually unscathed by their acts of extra-marital sexuality. Women get contempt and professional backlash.
A pitcher being filled with beer from a keg.
Management by Melissa Santos & Rafe Colburn on June 9th, 2014
Perks are a poor substitute for a culture built on a stronger, more inclusive foundation.
Photo of the Oracle campus behind a vast blue fountain. The four office buildings are looming, reflective, futuristic, blue and cylindrical against a day sky.
Management by Lesli-Ann Lewis on June 9th, 2014
Tech, the latest bastion of structural and economic White supremacy.
A bookshelf full of programming books, including Linux Cookbook, Mastering Regular Expressions, Head First Design Patterns and more.
Queer by Anonymous Author on May 19th, 2014
Growing up abused and transitioning to an abusive workplace leaves the pattern that abuse is normal.
Woman with a finger over her mouth in the shhh pose.
Abuse by Jennifer Wong on April 28th, 2014
Anytime I divulge my story to coworkers, I find that they have their own stories of sexual harassment to share.