Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Mar 2014 17:46 UTC
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The big story over the weekend.

The exit of engineer Julie Ann Horvath from programming network GitHub has sparked yet another conversation concerning women in technology and startups. Her claims that she faced a sexist internal culture at GitHub came as a surprise to some, given her former defense of the startup and her internal work at the company to promote women in technology.

GitHub's response:

We know we have to take action and have begun a full investigation. While that’s ongoing, and effective immediately, the relevant founder has been put on leave, as has the referenced GitHub engineer. The founder’s wife discussed in the media reports has never had hiring or firing power at GitHub and will no longer be permitted in the office.

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RE[2]: Gender (in)difference
by Gestahlt on Mon 17th Mar 2014 20:43 UTC in reply to "RE: Gender (in)difference"
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I also cant think of anyone. Because they are either gay and enjoy it or they dont give a shit (male nature).

Actually when my wife tells me about how they bitchfight at work.. it is stuff i would never ever care about or get worked up about.

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