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Susan Tan
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday. Ascend, a group focused on Asian business issues, based its conclusions on 2013 data filed with U.S. employment regulators by five Silicon Valley companies — Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. Intel Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and L...
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Who wants to watch opera with me?
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What is the significance of Sherlock leaving early in the wedding?
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“It was fortunate for Kitty that most of the magicians in her company were from the very lowest ranks, since this meant that several of them could drive.” -Ptolemy’s Gate
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A really cool app.
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Despite the Silicon Valley echo chamber, starting a company remains easily among the most risky career moves for workers. The stress of the job can easily..
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Sexual harassment and rape are heinous, no matter who's involved.

(One does wonder if the headline would have explicitly mentioned the gender of the exec if they were male, though.)
A high-level female Yahoo executive helping to lead the company's mobile-content efforts was named Friday in a state lawsuit filed by a woman working under her who accused the supervisor of sexually harassing her.
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"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by
 the tribe.  If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened.
 But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."
    -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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I stand with Sarah Sharp, who speaks out against verbal abuse on LKML.
 
I'm standing up against verbal abuse on LKML.  I will happily stand alone, however you can also support this cause.  Please speak up, either here on Google+ by resharing this post, or commenting on this post with words of support.  If you dare, you can also reply to my lkml email.

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=137390362508794&w=2

"Where do I put this fire? This bright red feeling? This Tiger Lily down my mouth? He wants to grow to 20 feet tall... I'm so tired of being shy; I'm not that girl any more. I'm not that straight-A anymore."

Paula Cole - "Tiger" - Live at Pershing Square

#linux #kernelhackers #kernel #abuse #resistance  

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Examples of verbally abusive behavior on the Linux kernel mailing list:

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=135628421403144&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=linux-acpi&m=136157944603147&w=2
[prev in list] [next in list] [prev in thread] [next in thread] List: linux-kernel Subject: Re: [ 00/19] 3.10.1-stable review From: Sarah Sharp Date: 2013-07-15 15:52:48 Message-ID: 20130715155202.GC29526 () xanatos [Download message RAW] On Fri, ...
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"The people hear while the rabbis read;the people read while those with access to the printing press write;today we write,while our techno-elite programs." --Douglas Rushkoff
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"O my love, my wife! Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty." - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, 5.3
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  • Harvey Mudd College
    General Engineering, 2008 - present
  • Bronx High School of Science
    2004 - 2008
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