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The Reaction | Accidentally in Code
"And I worked hard to identify the ways that being a woman in tech, experiencing the things that we all seem to experience, and watching those things happen to my friends, too, had made me a less good, less nice, person. And then I worked hard on them, on not being damaged by that whole experience. Because it turns out, that becoming a jerk is a normal reaction to being treated badly by jerks. And the only person who was going to fix that, was me."
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6 weeks ago by brainwane
Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber — Susan J. Fowler
This should ring a bell with many women in technology. "It's not us; it's YOU!" about things that should never, never happen.
sexism  geekfeminism  bigotry  technology 
9 weeks ago by moose
The real reason my startup was successful: privilege.
An awesome and frank look at the support structure you may (or may not) have around you because of privilege. And it's not like he didn't work hard to make a go of his startup -- he assuredly did.
entrepreneurship  siliconvalley  startupculture  privilege  geekfeminism 
january 2017 by shadowspar

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