- Scholarly Geek Feminism
- Not just a pretty (inter)face: A critical analysis of Microsoft’s ‘Ms. Dewey’ | Graduate Theses and Dissertations at Illinois: “This research contributes to understanding the broader implications of anthropomorphization as a design strategy, blending concerns of technology design and cultural beliefs about gender and race.”
- Women and Gaming Preliminary Research Report | Dr. Erin Calhoun Davis: “This preliminary report or findings, presented at the BBG.Con 2013, is based on qualitative interviews with women who are involved with boardgaming.” Also, Link to BGG thread
- On Nature’s Henry Gee vindictively providing the real name of a pseudonymous author:
- Be Not Afraid…| Isis the Scientist: “So, while I am “ok”, were his actions “ok?” Of course not, and they give me pause.”
- An open letter to Nature editor Philip Campbell | Tenure, She Wrote: “We request that Nature take Henry Gee’s actions seriously, and see them for what they are: a bullying and harassment campaign undertaken by one of its editors whose purpose can only be to harm a female scientist who has been a critical figure in the online discourse about diversity in science. This is unacceptable.”
- Megaphones and Broken Records — LadyBits on Medium — Medium: “If you receive racist or sexist material for publication, DON’T PUBLISH IT. Throw it out. Shake your head, laugh about the backwardness of the writer with your colleagues, but DON’T PUBLISH IT. It doesn’t deserve your printed or virtual space, and it’s not “contributing to the conversation.””
- Why GitHub’s CEO Ditched Its Divisive ‘Meritocracy’ Rug | readwrite: “We thought ‘meritocracy’ was a neat way to think of open source but now see the problems with it. Words matter. We’re getting a new rug.” “Its new slogan: “In collaboration we trust.””
- This is What it’s Like to Be a Woman at a Bitcoin Meetup | Arianna Simpson: “though the conversation was stimulating, much of the experience was pretty demeaning.”
- Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon | eyebeam: “With 17 satellite edit-a-thons also happening internationally”
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