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Stop Pretending Everything Is OK

Written by Phil Sturgeon / Original link on Aug. 15, 2014

We work in an industry where far too many people pretend that everything is O.K. We pretend that sexism isn't rife. We pretend that startup failures are a "success" in some way. We ignore negative feedback and only publish success. We pretend that our work is amazing and worry too much about how it…

The Pocket Guide to Sexism in Tech

Written by Phil Sturgeon / Original link on May. 31, 2014

I had somebody explain to me on Reddit that they just didn't believe there was a problem with sexism in tech. Just flat out said it is not a thing. I explained things I have seen and heard with my own eyes and ears in various jobs and events and still, apparently that was just anecdotal - which was…