Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systems
When geek groups or events, such as technical conferences, user groups, etc, produce t-shirts as "swag" ("stuff we all get") for attendees, to sell to members, or to promote products such as software or online services, those t-shirts are often produced in straight-cut ("men's" or "unisex") sizes only. On the rare occasions that fitted ("women's") t-shirts are provided, only smaller sizes are usually available. Kathy Sierra illustrates the first issue in this blog post, with the illustration...
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What's missing from machine learning research: an East African perspective
Dat Seada Nourhussen alléén wegens racistische reacties is gestopt met haar column bij Trouw is niet waar. Te weinig besef over haar kwetsbaarheid als zwarte, vrouwelijke opiniemaker, woog zwaarder. Lees haar reactie op de mediastorm van de afgelopen dagen.
We're publishing our fifth annual diversity report and sharing what we believe is working and where we can do better.
At annual meeting, investors condemn CEO’s level of sway at the company, telling him: ‘Emulate Washington, not Putin’
The paper will not update its process for choosing obit subjects, making it hard to see how anything will change.
Access Now is urging the conference organizers to take steps immediately to ensure an inclusive, representative, and fully informed discussion.
On Wednesday we introduced our AI and Data Industry Advisory Board. We envisioned a dynamic and evolving group that would feature a rotating set of experts.
Class-action lawsuit led by fired engineer includes 100 pages of internal documents and claims conservatives are ‘ostracized, belittled, and punished’
Je kent de Amerikaanse stad Compton als broedplaats van geweld, criminaliteit en gangsta rap. Maar ga er eens kijken: de stad is getransformeerd tot voorbeeldgemeente. Aja Brown - de 35-jarige burgemeester - heeft iets heel bijzonders klaargespeeld.
We are creating internet-enabled tools and systems that are designed to discriminate and make vulnerable populations less secure. We need to change that.
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As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left
The company should address the problem it knows it has.
The company has responded to a document that went viral within the company.
Office culture is only part of the problem.
"It's not worth thinking about this as an isolated incident and instead a manifestation of what ails all of Silicon Valley."
Het gevaar van dat praten over LHBTQI’s is dat je in de term opgesloten raakt, schrijft Maxim Februari. „Flikker niet alle minderheden in één vergaarbak.”
De Gay Pride heet dit jaar ‘Pride Amsterdam’. Transgenders zijn daar niet mee geholpen, menen Sidney Smeets en Linda Duits. Wel de hetero’s die daar met een bootje hun imago komen oppoetsen.
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Whoever codes the system, embeds her views. A call for inclusive code.
Officials said it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to hand over salary records that the government requested in discrimination case
Column van Linda Duits over anders zijn in Amsterdam, uitgesproken tijdens het Stadsgesprek over Vrijstaat Amsterdam in de Balie.
A first-of-its-kind report analyzed the reasons why tech workers leave their jobs, and found a common thread of sexual harassment, bullying and stereotyping
Venture capitalists are bright, clannish and almost exclusively male
Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within the patterns of language use, scientists say
‘Palmer will be dearly missed,’ company says in statement announcing departure of controversial VR pioneer
Exclusive: AJ Vandermeyden paints picture of a hostile work environment that promoted less-qualified men and retaliated against her for raising concerns
Former US attorney general brought in after female engineer claimed company frequently dismissed complaints and protected a repeat offender
A coalition of more than 70 social and racial justice organizations urged Facebook to adopt reforms that would better target abusive content and harassment
Jackson is leading a charge to make the tech industry more diverse.
The company touted efforts to improve racial diversity but fell short of their gender hiring goals.
OPINION | Tech jobs come in many shapes and sizes, with alternative pathways to the workforce.
We are constantly trying to find ways to improve enforcement of our anti-discrimination policies.
Nu Donald Trump de verkiezingen gewonnen heeft, moeten we ook naar het Nederlandse populisme kijken. En vooral: hoe het politieke midden dat voedt. Ik doe een suggestie.
Research shows they’re more successful in three important ways.
Rental service has faced widespread criticism over hosts refusing to rent to black guests but some say reforms will allow for continued racial prejudices
For nearly its entire existence, Twitter has not just tolerated abuse and hate speech — it’s virtually been optimized to accommodate it. With public backlash at an all-time high and growth stagnati...
Black and Hispanic workers form 9% and 12% of the workforce respectively, up slightly from last year, with overall figures better than Google and Facebook
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In the past week or so I’ve had three instances to reflect on how three major tech companies talk about diversity hiring and their actions…
By Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity Facebook commits $15m to Code.org and takes TechPrep resource hub to communities of color across the country Facebook announces LGBTQ data for the first time Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. In order to achieve that mission, […]
For more than a decade, science fiction and fantasy writers have handed around Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward’s Writing the Other, an intensely practical and thoughtful guide to inclusive, repre…
Facebook founder and chief executive says film embellished elements of his life because reality was not glamorous enough
Tinder gaat meer mogelijkheden bieden voor gebruikers die zich niet als man of vrouw identificeren.
Een nieuwe update voor The Sims 4 verwijdert de geslachtsbeperkingen voor onder andere kleding, waardoor mannen- en vrouwenkleding niet meer tot specifieke personages is beperkt.
It’s not what the wider world says about black writers that should concern them, so much as what they say about themselves.
The 13 new representations presented at the Unicode consortium include cartoon female engineers, chemists, plumbers and farmers
Beware the personality silo.