Andromeda and Greg,
Thanks for posting the followups to the Coding Horror post.
> On Apr 26, 2014, at 11:17 PM, "Greg Wilson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Further to Andromeda's note, http://jacobian.org/writing/what-can-men-do/ takes Atwood's post apart point by point.
> - Greg
>> Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20:46:01 -0400
>> From: Andromeda Yelton <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: Fwd: Diversity
>> Important: this post was the subject of quite a lot of fury on Twitter,
>> being similar to an earlier essay by Shanley Kane of the same title
>> https://medium.com/tech-culture-briefs/a1e93d985af0 -- a fact which the
>> Coding Horror post initially neglected to attribute. Sara Chipps, quoted
>> in the Coding Horror post, has also publicly expressed displeasure at how
>> the original version of the post used her words (I'm not sure whether the
>> edits have addressed this). And people on the autism spectrum have
>> expressed some outrage over how they are implicitly blamed for tech sexism
>> (something that Shanley did not do in her post, which moreover has more
>> suggestions for what you can do).
>> So I submit that the first thing men (and everyone) can do in this thread
>> is read Shanley first.
>> Andromeda Yelton
>> LITA Board of Directors, Director-at-Large, 2013-2016