Crosspost: No more rock stars: how to stop abuse in tech communities

This is a re-post of a piece by¬†Leigh Honeywell, Mary Gardiner, and me, originally published on June 21, 2016. It has been translated into French. Content note for discussion of abuse and sexual violence. In the last couple of weeks,¬†three respected members of the computer security and privacy tech communities have come forward under theirContinue reading “Crosspost: No more rock stars: how to stop abuse in tech communities”

Meet Double Union, a new feminist makerspace in San Francisco

This upcoming Tuesday, September 17th, 2013, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm, the Double Union feminist makerspace is hosting a Tea Social and Lightning Talks at the Mozilla SF offices. Learn more and register here! What is Double Union? Since the last AdaCamp, a group of open tech/culture feminists in San Francisco have been organizing what IContinue reading “Meet Double Union, a new feminist makerspace in San Francisco”

Back on the speaker circuit

Over the years I have attended a lot of conferences, as you can see from this photograph of my conference badge collection: The badges are sorted into columns, starting with 1995 – 2000 on the left and 2009-2010 on the right. If the table was bigger and I didn’t have to squish the years together,Continue reading “Back on the speaker circuit”