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"Students see “portrayals of people who never comb their hair, never have relationships, never do anything important and young women especially are turned off by that vision,” said Chris Stephenson, former executive director of the Computer Science Teachers Association. “Series likeSilicon Valley are not going to attract young women, and they’re not going to be attractive to minority students either.”"

I watch Silicon Valley like I'm glad I don't work out there. I love the problem solving of programming and IT but lack of diversity makes a brother feel like I'm on an island.
When Vanessa Hurst graduated from college in 2008 she became part of a rare breed: women who hold bachelor’s degrees in computer science. In the U.S. in 2001, 27.6 percent of bachelor’s degrees awarded in computer science went to women, according to the National Science Foundation. By 2008, that number had dropped to a low of 17.7 percent. Though more recent numbers show a slight uptick to 18.2 percent in 2010, the field is still overwhelmingly m...
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Also, as toxic as the truly hostile shit is, sometimes the benign blindness is actually more of a problem just because it's more widespread and runs under the radar. At least most people see the problem with overt bigotry. But just failing to address the needs of a community because you don't understand them - that is a different kind of problem. And some people don't even understand that it is a problem
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Phrasing!
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Lady scientists are behaving as though the temperature is consistently elevated to the point where there is no refrigeration possible...and I love it! #distractinglysexy
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Randy Jackson (bass player, not Michael's brother) has a line of glasses for wide face negroes.

My pair will be in in 2 weeks.
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+Marvin Williams I saw the pair I copped at Sears Optical.  
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With more foreign workers and tourists going to Japan, the homogeneous nature of the country's society will likely change more than ever in the coming decade. One of the leaders of this transform
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"Fine" is a subjective word, though when a state doesn't have enough money to keep school doors open, it's safe to say everything isn't "fine."
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+Derek Arnold So, because Kans-ass.
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So, I made a Spotify Playlist called GOParty with one song for each candidate.

It is a work in progress... See if you can guess who is who...

http://open.spotify.com/user/deac714/playlist/1fWjifnl3TKGkBf1933NjE
GOParty, a playlist on Spotify
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Because I appear white to most people, I already get asked the dumbest questions you can imagine about race. Now it’s only going to get worse.
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+Coqui Negra​​​​ oh yeah, I was. My great grandfather (who lived downstairs from me growing up)was very light skinned. Young me thought he was white. I was aware back in the day but more so now because I am a dad of a mixed kid. I look back and see where challenges may have presented themselves.
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I'd consider working there but Google has no points of presence within 100 miles.

Google is still struggling to diversify: http://alj.am/a28u , via Al Jazeera America for Android
Google remains a bastion of white or Asian males a year after vowing to hire more women, black people and Hispanics
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Well, Google does have a Pittsburgh office...but Pittsburgh is a 2 hour drive from me.  I wonder if the places where Google has points of presence are diverse? 
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http://thedailyshow.cc.com/videos/xmkaac/dad-bods

Oh yeah, let's make men comfortable about their whatever bodies and make women ashamed that they don't look like the nearly inaccessible ideal.
Kristen Schaal compares the relative societal expectations between the dad bod and momshell trends sweeping the media.
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There have been some pretty pointed comedy bits about this subject in the last few weeks, seems like.  There was the 12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer, and the interview with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, and the Last Fuckable Day skit on Schumer, and this Dad bod...

I've been really enjoying seeing the issues talked about this openly.
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http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/2015/04/nfl-logos-as-butts.html

This was funny until I saw the R**S***s one...then it became epic.
NFL logos turned into butts. 2015 eating NFL logos is where it\'s at.
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