Tag: social justice

  • Which side are you on?

    I grew up in a culture of counterculture politics. My parents met in Berkeley during the early seventies, which should tell you pretty much everything you need to know; they were, separately and together, involved in Vietnam protests, equal economic and political rights and liberties, tenants’ rights, and the environmental activities around Peoples’ Park. It’s […]

  • Gender differences on the new frontier

    It’s a commonly accepted fact that computing is a male-dominated industry, but I was shocked by the scale of the inequality. Okay, this is kind of unscientific, but take a look at these statistics: Female population of the world: 49.8% Female population of Facebook: 55% Female population of social networks as a whole: 54.7% Percentage […]