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The Adam Morgan Show is a weekly podcast featuring Adam Morgan, a software engineer, with commentary on current events, politics, and its influence on tech.
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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 25, 2017

Asians are the invisible minority in America and especially within tech. I share a few examples showing why I’m so skeptical of diversity that continues to ignore a minority group that does well in America.

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Ross and Pingpad: https://blog.pingpad.net/what-happened-5675fd00e744

How do I get my daughter interested in computers?: https://elaineou.com/2017/09/26/how-do-i-get-my-daughter-interested-in-computers/

Project Include’s team: http://projectinclude.org/team/

Project Include founding advisor on Asians not being POC: https://twitter.com/triketora/status/922979654801162247

Arthur Sakamoto: https://heterodoxacademy.org/2017/10/10/arthur-sakamoto-on-paradigms-in-sociology-half-hour-of-heterodoxy-14/

Oct 18, 2017

Harvey Weinsteins aren’t only in Hollywood, they’re in tech too. But what is our standard of wrongdoing and is the standard in tech realistic?

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TechCrunch Apple Diversity: https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/13/apple-diversity-head-denise-young-smith-apologizes-for-controversial-choice-of-words-at-summit/

Ben Shapiro’s “#MeToo Is Bound To Fail, Unless Victims Name Names And Society Sets Standards”: http://www.dailywire.com/news/22376/metoo-bound-fail-unless-victims-name-names-and-ben-shapiro#

Pingpad CEO: https://twitter.com/jae_ventures/status/920347448664576000

Weinstein’s in tech: https://twitter.com/originalspin/status/920133939401965568

Oct 11, 2017

Today I share a personal life experiment where I’ve disabled push notifications on my phone to see its effect on my ability to focus on work. I also discuss the viral “Rock Test” Medium post, the stigma against dating in the workplace and how unrealistic it is.

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Kelly Ellis tweets: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/917487333078953987, https://twitter.com/justkelly_ok/status/917793588892852229, https://twitter.com/justkelly_ok/status/917676306715889664

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopia

The Rock Test: https://medium.com/@annevictoriaclark/the-rock-test-a-hack-for-men-who-dont-want-to-be-accused-of-sexual-harassment-73c45e0b49af

Blog post “How I Motivate Myself to Learn”: http://atom-morgan.github.io/learning-and-motivation

Oct 4, 2017

Why are we scared of science and the results it may give us? Some say there are certain scientific questions we simply shouldn’t look into. Today I share an example of a behavioral difference within a certain geography of people that can only be explained through science.

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“First, They Came for the Biologists”: https://www.wsj.com/articles/first-they-came-for-the-biologists-1506984033

“Southerners Weren’t 'Lazy,' Just Infected With Hookworms”: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wnxxq5/southerners-werent-lazy-just-infected-with-hookworms-stereotype

Node.js Outreachy: https://nodejs.org/en/foundation/outreachy/

Make Data Great Again: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/913765491994329089

Eli Schiff and Dropbox: https://twitter.com/eli_schiff/status/915252461677420544

Blog post “How I Motivate Myself to Learn”: http://atom-morgan.github.io/learning-and-motivation

Handstand: https://www.instagram.com/p/BZw4N_XBsr9/?taken-by=adamjmorgan

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