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Seriously Though, Why

Reading about how easy it is to unintentionally imbue your supposedly impartial machine learning tool with INCREDIBLE amounts of bigotry? Me too!

excuse me while i crawl into the sea



Comics

The time someone I knew trolled me

A few years ago my dating blog ‘30 Dates‘ went viral.  Over the course of just a few months, what started as a bit of a joke on Facebook, ended up being national news.   773 more words

Are U.S. Millennial Men Just as Sexist as Their Dads?

(Source: hbr.org)

Millennials, those Americans now between 16 and 36 years old, are often spoken of as if they’re ushering in a new era of enlightened interpersonal relations. 697 more words

Startups

[Horror Cliche] Woman in Distress Sexist or Tired?


You know the trope. The damsel in distress. A trope so old its in ancient lirurature. A trope so pervasive it’s probably in the first oral story ever told. 506 more words

Horror

Sexism is Not Offensive. It's Boring.

Oh here she goes – brace yourself for a feminist rant. I’ve grown my armpit and leg hairs, and am working on a fuzzy moustache that would make my teenage son proud. 601 more words

Musings

He/She/It

I just want to say that with Princeton University’s new language guidelines “banning” any reference to “man” or other gender-specific terms and with the rulings concerning the non-restrictive use of public restrooms without regard to privacy or decorum, I have a new approach to writing. 480 more words