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The Great Geek Sexism Debate

The Great Geek Sexism Debate | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Over the past few months, three of the most influential conventions in geekdom — Readercon (for science fiction writers), The Amazing Meeting (for skeptics), and DefCon (for hackers) —...
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"Gangbang Interviews" and "Bikini Shots": Silicon Valley’s Brogrammer Problem

"Gangbang Interviews" and "Bikini Shots": Silicon Valley’s Brogrammer Problem | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
For startups like Path, recasting geek identity with a frathouse swagger is a dangerous game.

Tasneem Raja takes us through a growing list of 'sexist' flare ups in codeland generally and startups in particular, with many examples including SXSW and Geeklist. She adds to the collection of thoughtful responses such as Chris Yee at MEGA Startup Weekend, Adria Richard, Dan Shapiro and Rachel Balik at Forbes.

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