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Hey Geeks, Remember Being Picked On and Feel a Little Empathy, Says Reddit Founder

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is trying to use his power as a leader of the broader Internet community (if there is such a thing) to call for change in the aftermath of the Adria Richards brouhaha last week — where one woman’s judgment call to expose sexist comments at a...
Hey Geeks, Remember Being Picked On and Feel a Little Empathy, Says Reddit Founder
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Breaking: Adria Richards fired by SendGrid for outting developers on Twitter

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Email delivery company SendGrid has fired developer evangelist Adria Richards for outting developers on Twitter who were making sexual jokes during a conference. The company made a statement on its Facebook account: Effective immediately, SendGrid has terminated the employment of Adria Richards. While we generally are sensitive and confidential with respect to employee...
Breaking: Adria Richards fired by SendGrid for outting developers on Twitter
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian calls out 'fellow geeks' for ostracizing, sexist behavior

Fired SendGrid Developer Evangelist Adria Richards Speaks Out

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Last week, a reaction by a developer evangelist at SendGrid to sexual innuendo at the PyCon conference sparked a furor that left both her and one of the jokers out of their jobs, and left many people wondering about the sorry state of online decency. Adria Richards was the subject...
Fired SendGrid Developer Evangelist Adria Richards Speaks Out

Why Can't the Tech Community Talk About Adria Richards Like Grownups?

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Ms. Richards (Photo: twitter) It all started at a conference devoted to Python. Developer evangelist Adria Richards heard a couple of guys behind her making sexual cracks about big dongles and “forking repos,” and, in a moment of frustration, called them out on Twitter, posting their picture and CCing the...
Why Can't the Tech Community Talk About Adria Richards Like Grownups?

Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost

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Let me get two things out of the way: I believe the tech industry, of which I am a part, is rampantly sexist. It runs so deep and so organic to the industry that even men who would see it in other places don’t recognize it in our insulated world....
Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost

Alexis Ohanian Picked a Fine Time to Weigh in on the XX in Tech Debate

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Mr. Ohanian (Photo: Twitter) Yesterday afternoon–after the controversy had already begun to cool down–Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian decided to chime in on the vicious online response to Adria Richards, who publicly called out two developers for what she perceived as sexist jokes at a Python conference. In a blog post titled,...
Alexis Ohanian Picked a Fine Time to Weigh in on the XX in Tech Debate

Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies

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EDIT NOTE: Earlier we reported on the controversy involving Adria Richards, her employer SendGrid, and her tweet at a conference about two men behind her making what she thought were offensive jokes about "dongles." The story has ignited a firestorm in the tech world, in part because the issue of...
Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies
Adria Richards: 'I'm staying safe'
Adria Richards speaks on women, men, and tech ... but not a certain fired developer

PyCon 2013: A play in one act

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Or, an alternate telling of the Adria Richards story Interior, developer conference. The crowd is 80 to 90 percent male, but that’s not unusual in 2013. Women are still fighting their way into the technology industry, but since most of the female folks in tech don’t know how to...
PyCon 2013: A play in one act
Thug mentality: How two dick jokes exploded into DDoS and death threats
PlayHaven on fired sex-joke developer: it wasn't just one issue

Sexism in the workplace is alive and well, and Adria Richards is latest victim | Jill Filipovic

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When women like Adria Richards speak out against sexism and misogyny, they're met with rape threats and/or firedThe Adria Richards story isn't a new one: Woman publicly says something about sexism. The internet hoards descend. Woman is on the receiving end of rape and death threats. Woman disappears for a...
Sexism in the workplace is alive and well, and Adria Richards is latest victim | Jill Filipovic
How "dongle" jokes got two people fired--and led to DDoS attacks

Are all-male panels at tech conferences a thing of the past?

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A conference was cancelled after an all-white male panel caused upset. So is the tide really turning for women in technology?A media storm blew up in the tech world earlier this year, after someone questioned the lack of women on the roster at a conference and tweeted to ask the...
Are all-male panels at tech conferences a thing of the past?

A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

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In an age of blogs, tweets, Hacker News, Reddit and Anonymous, an off-the-cuff joke can spin wildly out of control. At least it appears that’s what happened with PyCon this week when a sexual joke led to some very public firings, a virulent debate about women in technology, another virulent...
A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

The Female Tech Community Responds To "Donglegate"

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There is a big controversy raging in the tech world after Adria Richards, a former developer evangelist for email delivery company SendGrid, was offended at a conference in Silicon Valley. Richards was sitting in front of two men who were making jokes about "dongles" and "forking". She stood up, took a...
The Female Tech Community Responds To "Donglegate"
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Adria, Astrance and Aspen. An archival* essay.

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Adria, Astrance and Aspen. An archival* essay.
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