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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."
7 days 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 
4 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 
10 weeks ago by shadowspar
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RT @feministy: Holy shit this thread on “lowering the bar” as part of diversity and inclusion efforts is SO GOOD 🔥🔥🔥🔥
geekfeminism  diversity  hiring 
december 2016 by shadowspar
Are Strong Values Destroying your Company?
Good points about challenges of flat structure, competitive "honest and open" discussions, etc.
PM  governance  philosophy  geekfeminism 
october 2016 by configures

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