1. motherjones:

    “A crowd of about 100 was packed into the conference room, overflowing into the aisles. Van Horn stood stiffly in the center of the room, clipboard in hand, boyishly hip in a grey blazer, expensive-looking jeans, and eyeglasses with flashy white stems. He began with a story about chasing down a job at Digg, the once popular bookmarking site, shortly after he graduated from the University of Arizona. He said he’d won over Digg’s elusive cofounders by sending them ‘bikini shots’ from a ‘nudie calendar’ he’d put together with photographs of fellow students posing in their swimsuits.”

    Does Silicon Valley have a “brogrammer” problem? 

     
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    So someone — multiple someones — thought that this was okay, which is the really scary part. People are stupid, but when...
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    I feel really lucky not to see this in my day to day. Keep fighting the fight, ladies, brogrammers be damned.
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    Great piece.
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    Yes
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    this made me really angry. especially the shithead doing the “I don’t like your tone of voice, young lady,” bullshit...
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    The last tech conference I was at left me in a rage because one of the owners of a “top Drupal shop” said that he hired...
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  46. sylviac reblogged this from motherjones and added:
    This is a good piece, but it’s a whole lot of writing without once mentioning heteronormativity.
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  49. warmandpunchy reblogged this from motherjones and added:
    answer to the question is kind of an obvious “duh”
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