- Man Poses as Woman on Online Dating Site; Barely Lasts Two Hours: “I would be lying if I said it didn’t get to me. I thought it would be some fun thing, something where I would do it and worse case scenario say “lol I was a guy I trolled you lulz” etc. but within a 2 hour span it got me really down and I was feeling really uncomfortable with everything. I figured I would get some weird messages here and there, but what I got was an onslaught of people who were, within minutes of saying hello, saying things that made me as a dude who spends most of his time on 4chan uneasy” (emphasis mine).
- Black Knights, Green Knights, Knights of Color All A-Round: Race and the Round Table | Elodie Under Glass: “Seriously, everyone: canonical knights of color in Arthur’s England! This has been a Missing Piece of Your Classical Education.”
- Interview with Susan Murphy, Genius Grant-Winning Statistician | The Hairpin: Interview with Susan Murphy, a statistician who received a Genius Grant from the MacArthur Foundation in 2013.
- Overcoming Impostor Syndrome – Tech Talk | Medium: “The second characteristic that’s somewhat unique to programming is that it consists of near constant failure. Unlike learning other skills where one can expect to be reasonably competent after sufficient practice, programming largely consists of constantly failing, trying some things, failing some more, and trying more things until it works. One of the biggest differences between experienced and novice programmers is that experienced programmers know more things to try. Watching people who are just starting to code made me realize how extremely defeating this phenomenon can be.”
- We’re Out of Balance, from CERIAS, the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security at Purdue University: A thoughtful piece regarding “imbalance and bad behavior in the overall field of cybersecurity, the low percentage of women [in the field], and how they are sometimes treated.”
- The Petrie Multiplier: Why an Attack on Sexism in Tech is NOT an Attack on Men: ”It’s everybody’s responsibility to attack sexism in Tech. Unfortunately, this can often be viewed as an attack on men. So we need a powerful argument that an attack on sexism in Tech is not an attack on men. Here it is. I call it the Petrie Multiplier.”
- How GitHub Hired More Women—In Part, By Encouraging Them To Talk: “Its “Passion Projects” features female developers talking about work that moves them. And it’s rebounded to GitHub’s benefit.”
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