- Another old project moved (copied) to the GF wiki: Mary imported the Women in FLOSS bibliography she originally wrote for LinuxChix and added some new material. Add all material you know of related to women in free/open source software: both reports and talks.
- The Ada Initiative is keeping a calendar of events for women in open technology and culture. If you have any to contribute, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- (Warning: quoted harassment at links.) Sadly, more in ‘net harassment of women: threats against Seanan McGuire’s cats, fatphobia and threats against Shawna James Ahern’s child. John Scalzi notes that this is The Sort of Crap I Don’t Get (as a man)
- Bad shirts, revisited: Worst T-Shirt Of All Time Tells Little Girls That Being Smart Sucks. J.C. Penney has since pulled the design, agreeing that it does not deliver an appropriate message.
- Case Study: How a notorious spammer was brought down via Twitter: atheist bloggers use Twitter and the press to force Montreal police to take the constant threads of anti-atheist harasser “David Mabus” seriously.
- Data: lightgetsin tests the
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- Wearing a Purple Ribbon: The Back Up Project: Tina Beychok is interviewed about the anti-harassment ribbons produced by the Open Source Women Back Each Other Up Project and Gentleman’s Auxiliary.
- Charlie Stross asks his readers to nominate important books published since 2000, and then he asks them again, because they weren’t nominating a lot of women the first time.
- Linus Torvalds and Others on Community Burnout: Bruce Byfield speaks to several people in open source about burnout, including Valerie Aurora about burnout among women’s advocates.
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