Two HPR hosts, Dismal Science and Sunzofman1, discuss equality in computing culture
Hosted by Dismal Science and Sunzofman1 on 2011-05-17 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
Tags: privilege,minorities,"wage discrimination".
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Today we discuss the role of race and sex within the culture of open source and computing in general.
Topics include the digital divide, wage gaps among the population.
And a tip on how to find an open source geek to date!
Contact me @ dismal.science.hpr AT gmail DOT com
Comment #1 posted on 2011-06-09T17:38:53Z by scriptmunkee
You're not alone
Dismal Science & Sunzofman1, First I wanted to say that I enjoyed the show. It was good to hear about FLOSS from an ethnic perspective. I always felt like I was the only black person in FLOSS also, which was nieve of me. Now I know that there are 3 of us. ;-)
Comment #2 posted on 2011-07-22T03:48:09Z by Alison Chaiken
Thought-provoking first effort
Best episode of HPR I've heard in a while despite often inscrutable audio quality. I will have to go back and find the "Spics in Tech" or whatever that episode was called now. Your little mini-debate about whether social media APIs or cheap hardware will be more important for attracting a new audience for FLOSS was particularly insightful.
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