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@Sweden Uses His Platform to Lambast Sexism in Gaming

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(Photo: Twitter) The official Twitter account for the country of Sweden has tweeted relatively uneventfully following its Henry Blodget moment back in June, when a Swedish citizen named Sonja dispatched some questionable tweets about Jewish people. But this week's Swedish tweeter is Naseer Alkhouri, a "homeopathic Swede" who develops games for...
@Sweden Uses His Platform to Lambast Sexism in Gaming

Policing Hate Speech Is Harder Than Nipples

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No automated system can identify what will offend people. What some humans find disgusting, others find controversial, and others still find funny. Computers just don’t understand. That caused trouble for Facebook this week when activism groups got advertisers to boycott after the social network failed to suspend accounts accused of...
Policing Hate Speech Is Harder Than Nipples

Opera About Walt Disney Refused Permission To Use Disney Images

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Techdirt has noted before the hypocrisy of Disney in refusing to allow others to draw on its creativity in the same way that it has drawn on the art and ideas of the past. Here's another example, but this time it's an opera that's had difficulties: A British-designed and directed...
Opera About Walt Disney Refused Permission To Use Disney Images

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Lucy Liu: her role in my trolling hell | Victoria Coren

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What a shame that some online commentators have yet to develop a sense of humourLast week, in this space, I broke the law. Technically, I could be prosecuted. Technically, my only hope is that Rowan Atkinson can get the law changed before a gloved hand knocks at my door.My column...
Lucy Liu: her role in my trolling hell | Victoria Coren
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Women in Web Design and Development

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  By Andy WalpoleThe 20th century was witness to phenomenal social and economic changes in the status of women. Suffrage has been widely adopted around the world, anti-discrimination legislation is commonplace, contraception is widely available and abortion is legal. These have all dramatically improved the position of women in society.One...
Women in Web Design and Development

Mumsnet bloggers converge on London

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Hundreds of 'mummy bloggers' shared tips on hosting, posting and handling trolls at the first ever Mumsnet BlogfestCall them "mummy bloggers" if you must, but don't underestimate the power of a woman with something to say and a place online to say it.On Saturday, at the first ever Mumsnet Blogfest,...
Mumsnet bloggers converge on London

Troll-Hunting

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The internet is all crazy over Adrian Chen's expose of Reddit mega-troll ViolentAcres. Here's Chen going all "The Next Rhyme I Write Might Be About You" on some of Reddit's more odious characters:Last Wednesday afternoon I called Michael Brutsch. He was at the office of the Texas financial services company...
Troll-Hunting

The Girl Who Cried Sexism

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A long time ago a friend of mine and I were discussing another female tech blogger. “You know what?” he said. “The truth is — please don’t kill me — the truth is that men just don’t care what women think about tech.” Hmmm… Whether or not you or I...
The Girl Who Cried Sexism

Not all men in the 'friend zone' are bad guys | Ally Fogg

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Using the phrase 'friend zone' doesn't make you a misogynist, but the 'Nice Guys' of OK Cupid often stray into that territorySo, Nice Guys of OK Cupid is no more. Like a whirlwind romance, it arrived in a flash, sparked a few rampant weeks of overheated passion, then vanished in...
Not all men in the 'friend zone' are bad guys | Ally Fogg
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