Posts Tagged ‘open source’


Can We Fail At Feminism? If Yes, Are We?

This post is about some recent activity that has been flourishing because of a blog post by Nice Girl on the blog Nice Girls Like Sex Too. The blog post, titled “The Dark Side of Geek Feminism” reports the perception of one woman on attending OSCON (a foss conference). Rather than the post being about […]


False Utopia and The Land of the Meritocrasaurus Rex

The idea that fields of technology such as open source programming is a meritocracy is very, very dangerous. It leads to all sorts of discrimination, sexism, and racism.  It also leads pretty smart people to say some pretty dumb things. For example, Michael Arrington wrote a piece called “Too Few Women in Tech? Stop Blaming […]