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Aug 29, 2018

The beginning of the end of the higher education bubble may be here considering the list of big companies who have recently stated they no longer require employees to have a college degree, valuing hands-on experience instead. Dota 2’s biggest event, The International, took place last week and as usual many asked why there aren’t any women in attendance. I break down the reasons why.

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The Angular Tutorial

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Those Who Can Do, Can’t Teach: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/25/opinion/sunday/college-professors-experts-advice.html

Companies no longer requiring college degrees: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/16/15-companies-that-no-longer-require-employees-to-have-a-college-degree.html

Madden Shooting: https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/27/us/jacksonville-madden-tournament-shooting/index.html

Men only at Dota 2’s The International: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/theinternational2018-womenindota2-1.4775736

Aug 22, 2018

A software developer recently tweeted about technical terminology with a “racist or patriarchal background” including terms with no racial history such as whitelist and blacklist. Ruby on Rails has already submitted a pull request to implement some of these changes and I address some of the responses within the community.

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The Angular Tutorial

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The Angular Tutorial: https://www.theangulartutorial.org/

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Scotch Angular Tutorial: https://scotch.io/tutorials/testing-angular-with-jasmine-and-karma-part-1

Racist tech terminology tweet: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/1030441180092424193

Rails pull request for blacklist/whitelist: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/1032279991302664198

Asia Argento: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/opinion/asia-argento-avital-ronell-weinstein.html

What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accussed?: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/nyregion/sexual-harassment-nyu-female-professor.html

Aug 15, 2018

The #1 streamer on Twitch, Ninja, has received criticism lately about his policy against streaming with girls on his channel. I share my thoughts on the situation and what this means for the future of eSports and the often criticized gender gap within it.

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The Angular Tutorial

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VIDEO “When to Ask for a Raise”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHqFkg7YhHQ&feature=youtu.be

Ninja explains his choice not to stream with female gamers: https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/11/17675738/ninja-twitch-female-gamers

Tweet about “she does all the work”: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/1028054152654585857

NYT - “Rules Won’t Save Twitter. Values Will.”: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/opinion/twitter-alex-jones-jack-dorsey.html

Aug 8, 2018

Sarah Jeong, a writer in tech, was recently hired by the New York Times despite a history of racist tweets towards white people which surfaced shortly after her hiring. The NYT has acknowledged them and has no plans to fire Sarah. Multiple giant tech companies including Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, and Apple have all banned Alex Jones and InfoWars from their platform sparking a huge debate about tech monopolies and free speech.

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The Angular Tutorial

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The Angular Tutorial: https://www.theangulartutorial.org/

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VIDEO Why Does the Left Ignore Asians?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYPF17YhPvE

Jack Dorsey’s statement about Alex Jones: https://twitter.com/jack/status/1026984242893357056

Sarah Jeong tweets: https://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/08/02/sarah-jeong-new-york-times-dumb-ss-f-ing-white-people/

Candace Owens suspension from Twitter: https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/08/05/twitter-suspends-candace-owens-account-for-mimicking-sarah-jeongs-racism/

Aug 1, 2018

San Francisco legislators propose “forward thinking” legislation to remove free and subsidized food from tech companies but what are the economic side-effects? 500 Microsoft employees signed a petition and handed it to their CEO demanding they end their contracts with ICE.

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The Angular Tutorial

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FREE 8 chapter preview of The Angular Tutorial: https://landing.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/k8s9l8

The Angular Tutorial (HTML, PDF, EPUB, MOBI): http://www.angulartutorial.org/

The Angular Tutorial on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1980891419?ref_=pe_870760_150889320

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VIDEO Why Does the Left Ignore Asians?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYPF17YhPvE

Code Companion screencasts: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsZjlbJIu0a9W8otpkC9bDKMcRb24DpbC

Code Companion blog posts: https://atom-morgan.github.io/what-is-web-development/

San Francisco Officials Are Fighting Free Food At Work: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/tech-companies-banning-office-cafeterias-could-hurt-workers

Microsoft Employees Question C.E.O. Over Company’s Contract With ICE: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/technology/microsoft-ice-immigration.html

Twitter algorithm suppressing Republicans: http://dailycaller.com/2018/07/27/twitter-shadow-ban-gop/

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