Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Feb 2015 23:48 UTC
Internet & Networking

Software increasingly defines the world around us. It's rewriting everything about human interaction - I spend a lot more time on my iPhone than I do at my local civic center. Facebook, Apple, Tinder, Snapchat, and Google create our social realities - how we make friends, how we get jobs, and how mankind interacts. And the truth is, women don't truly have a seat at the table.

This has disastrous consequences for women that use these systems built by men for men. I must use Twitter, as it's a crucial networking tool for a software engineer, yet I must also suffer constant harassment. Women's needs are not heard, our truth is never spoken. These systems are the next frontier of human evolution, and they're increasingly dangerous for us.

You can close your eyes for this. You can cover your ears, shouting "LA LA LA LA!" at the top of your voice. You are free to do so.

Until it's your daughter, and you realise that your refusal to acknowledge this huge problem will have consequences.

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Risking her life? LOL
by Phucked on Thu 12th Feb 2015 01:14 UTC
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From the title alone, should tell you she is mentally unstable and prone to delusions.

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RE: Risking her life? LOL
by BluenoseJake on Thu 12th Feb 2015 14:37 in reply to "Risking her life? LOL"
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From the title alone, should tell you she is mentally unstable and prone to delusions.

Why, because she shouldn't take death threats seriously? From your comment alone, you can tell that you are mentally unstable and prone to delusions.

It's easy to throw those words around. Are you a psychologist? A psychiatrist? No? Then keep the diagnoses to yourself.

The problem with this whole truckload of bullshit is that there are so many people who resort to name calling, derision and threats when somebody disagrees with them.

Edited 2015-02-12 14:39 UTC

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