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Pierre Jackson

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Data analysis of GitHub contributions reveals unexpected gender bias.

I'd make a "pull request" joke, but that would be juvenile.

http://bit.ly/23YUtLa
Women's contributions to open source are more likely to be accepted than men's.
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Not one of the comments I've read on there so far have addressed the percentages relative to the raw number of pull requests...

Thing is, the larger the data sample is, the more percentages even out. If the majority of GitHub users are male--especially if that majority far outnumbers the minority--then I'd argue that, assuming both men and women had around the same number of open, closed, and merged pull requests, that the percentages in every single figure would be much closer to being even.

Unfortunately, this is not the case and leaves room for many other potential causes for the differences in the percentages.
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Jahir Fiquitiva

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ICONSHOWCASE IS LIVE

I want to thank all the people that have been patiently waiting for this, and all the people that have been helping me during the last months developing it.

Check the project here:
https://github.com/jahirfiquitiva/IconShowcase-Dashboard/

Find the tutorial here:
https://github.com/jahirfiquitiva/IconShowcase-Dashboard/wiki/

Join the community:
https://plus.google.com/communities/117748118619432374563

+1 - Reshare
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Pierre Jackson

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GitHub is undergoing a full-blown overhaul as execs and employees depart.

git rebase company --strategy=renormalize

http://read.bi/1T5wqpO
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In all of the examples you cited, I said that unconscious bias exists.  Not once did I say that "every white person is racist."  First because unconscious bias and racism are not the same thing, and second because I never said anything applied to all white people, or all white males, or all older white people, or indeed "all" of any group whatsoever.

Unconscious bias is real, well-studied, and well-documented.  Here's a random sampling of links I got just from searching the term "unconscious bias":

http://www.fastcompany.com/3036627/strong-female-lead/youre-more-biased-than-you-think

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/exposing-hidden-biases-at-google-to-improve-diversity.html?_r=0

http://info.berkshireassociates.com/balanceview/bid/284452/Discrimination-and-Unconscious-Biases-in-the-Workplace

https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/diversity/learningseries/346528/howardrossinterview.html

In addition to unconscious bias on the part of individuals, there is such a thing as systemic or individual bias, in which institutions are organized or governed in such a way as to unfairly advantage some groups over others, even unintentionally:

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systemic_bias

These factors are real, they are well-researched, and they result in white males having a much easier time getting educated, hired, and promoted than other groups.  Crying "racism" over something that mildly inconveniences the most powerful group on the planet while ignoring the very real obstacles that non-whites and women face is ridiculously counter-productive.
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Patrick G

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I have released a new version of Simple Code Editor. Changes include bug fixes, and other things.
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Alek Grigorian

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Looks like github is down
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+Christopher Horton +Chris Ahlstrom Perhaps the concentrations of Christophers was too high.
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Thomas Berger

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The danger of GitHub (French). An excellent article about how GitHub might be the doom of FLOSS: http://carlchenet.com/2016/01/22/le-danger-github/
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Alors que le projet CPython (implémentation historique du projet Python) a annoncé son passage chez Github (avec quelques restrictions, nous reviendrons là-dessus), il est plus que jamais important...
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Oh, geeze. The same problems were brought up during the meteoric rise of Sourceforge. Many of them came to pass - but did Free Software suffer for it? Not really - a bunch of other sites popped up, including github, to take care of those who got upset with SF. Ok, so you have to move your project every decade. So what? If your project has gone dormant, no one cares that it disappeared from the landscape, and if it is still active, you can move. Of course, this being git, you can simply push your repository to a server of your choosing, and continue coding pretty quickly, even if it takes a bit to transition the bug reports.

Really, it's something to watch out for, but it remains a non-issue.
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Lars Moelleken

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"Allows you to draw in your GitHub heatmap." :P
Allows you to draw in your GitHub heatmap.
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Shouldn't Octocat be using linux?
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+Elliot Derhay because I want octocat to use Linux (well, also because I can.)
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Jahir Fiquitiva

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I'm looking for a library that could provide this kind of FastScroller for RecyclerView.
May someone link me to a good and smooth one?
Thanks in advance.


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Javier Santos

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MaterialStyledDialogs v1.1.1 is available with more animations for the dialogs!

Check out the library for the Gradle dependency, usage, customizations and sample codes.
MaterialStyledDialogs - A library that shows a beautiful and customizable Material-based dialog with header. API 11+ required.
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Lars Moelleken

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Arrayy : "A Array manipulation library for PHP" | https://github.com/voku/Arrayy #php
Arrayy - A Array manipulation library for PHP
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Jahir Fiquitiva

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Hi
I'm looking for an Android libraries creator that could help me creating a Builder for my library, because I don't know how to.
If you're willing to help, leave a comment or send me a hangout.
Thanks in advance.
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Alex Weidmann

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Ensuring dev teams follow proper and safe git-flow
Setup customized monitoring rules on your Github repositories, and get instant notifications via Push, Slack, Flowdock and Email when a rule is broken
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I am missing an impress... Who's behind that?
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fabs OU

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github 被攻击了吗?
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It's up finally!
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How to backup all of your GitHub repositories. This will only backup the files, not the versions, and not the issues. This works on Linux only.

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Captain DevOps

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How to setUp your own Github on Ubuntu with Gitlab
Git is a distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) system with an emphasis on speed.GitHub is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. In this tutorial, we will explain how to get your own GitHub instance running on your own Ubuntu 12.04 VPS.
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Pierre Jackson

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Making GitLab Better for Large Open Source Projects.

GitLab's thoughts on letter to GitHub’s open source community.

http://bit.ly/1n6nYco
Jan 15, 2016. Dear open source maintainers,. We want GitLab to be the best place for any software project, whether open source or not, whether big or small. The letter of GitHub's open source community is clearly not addressed to us, but we're thinking a lot about the issues that were mentioned ...
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ayush jain

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Working on java project on netbeans IDE.
Its a group project, we want to use git/github but we don't know about git and how to use for netbeans project please guide how to proceed we don't know anything about git n how it works...
Thanx
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+ayush jain: first, thank you for clarifying your question. I thought you meant something else before.

If Netbeans has Git integration, then you can most definitely use it. It should work for you for the most part. However, there will be things in Git CLI that just won't be available in a GUI.

And, as +Francesco Persico said, it's worthwhile to learn the process of using Git as a team before trying to collaborate using the GUI. Git can be confusing if you try to just sprinkle it over a team project via a GUI without having practiced using it and whatever collaboration guidelines you and your team decide on first.

If you still decide to get used to using a Git workflow by using the GUI first, just be prepared for issues to arise that the GUI can't help with.
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