Today I discuss a Gizmodo article on hate speech and reflect on my own personal experience with racism and how I was raised to deal with racism and hate speech. I also share my thoughts on why I think Heineken’s latest ad is great and needed when people are so overwhelmed with discussions through Twitter and Facebook.
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Facebook Thinks Saying "Men Are Trash" Is Hate Speech: http://gizmodo.com/facebook-thinks-saying-men-are-trash-is-hate-speech-1795170688
The Heineken Ad Is Worse Than The Pepsi Ad, You’re Just Too Stupid To Know It: https://medium.com/@thedididelgado/the-heineken-ad-is-worse-than-the-pepsi-ad-youre-just-too-stupid-to-know-it-5580e7c40cb1
Is Instagram copying Snapchat or is Snapchat copying Instagram? In either case, should this copying be legal? Today I dig into intellectual property and why I’m not a fan of intellectual property laws citing various examples that show how transparency of ideas and the freedom to use and share ideas leads to better results - both in and outside of tech.
Jason Calacanis’ Tweets: https://twitter.com/Jason/status/864605039016521729
A little-known California law is Silicon Valley's secret weapon: https://www.vox.com/new-money/2017/2/13/14580874/google-self-driving-noncompetes
HowStuffWorks Phonograph: http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/repurposed-inventions/10-new-uses-for-old-inventions6.htm
Olympic vault comparison: http://imgur.com/lPzpq
Today I discuss victim culture in tech, how it leads people to wait for change rather than creating it themselves, and how I would handle the situations if they happened to me. I also share my thoughts on TechCrunch’s article “Beyond the Diversity Report” and how the goalposts of diversity and inclusion are always moving.
YouTube CEO Microaggressions: http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/03/technology/susan-wojcicki-american-opportunity/
Project Include Salary: https://twitter.com/projectinclude/status/860536396917993472
TechCrunch Beyond the Diversity Report: https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/07/beyond-the-diversity-report/
Shanley Kane’s Project Include tweets: https://twitter.com/shanley/status/860207855248392192
Today I discuss Netflix’s recent hit show 13 Reasons Why, some of the backlash it has faced, and why I think the show is important. I also share my thoughts on the privilege of working in tech and how many people don’t leverage their position to their benefit. Finally, I share my thoughts on Mic’s “1000 Women in Tech” list and how these initiative create problems for themselves.