- Cake Wrecks posts a hilarious (and of course unfortunate) collection of geeky cakes for girls in honour of GeekDad
- Carla Schroder has posted the second part of her Linux Today series on sexism in FOSS: Sexism and Other -isms Hold Back FOSS, part 2
- Wondering what happened at the previously mentioned women in free software mini-summit? This seems to be the notes. Looks like they’re talking about the same things we talk about here, and in other communities.
- Carleton University is offering a workshop to help young men “take a leadership role in addressing issues of dating violence” — I (Terri) posted this and promptly got asked what use these really were, but to be honest, I have no idea what such a workshop entails. Anyone want to enlighten me? Any way we could use this sort of idea to help combat issues in geek communities?
- Chris Ball, who attended Mark Shuttleworth’s talk, weighs in with a post entitled On keynotes and apologies.
- Systers is running a code sprint at GHC, Oct 1. If you’re not at GHC, you can also participate using IRC, and you don’t have to be a member of Systers to help out.
Update (by Mary, 28 Sep): misskinx told us in comments that the workshop on dating violence is not a Carleton University event, it’s organised by the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW) and the Sexual Assault Network (SAN).