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The Danger of Mirrortocracy in Silicon Valley and Beyond

by Helen Whelan “We’ve created a make-believe cult of objective meritocracy, a pseudo-scientific mythos to obscure and reinforce the belief that only people who look and talk like us are worth noticing. After making such a show of burning down … Continue reading

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Is Yoda Too Old to Code?

There’s a very active discussion on Quora, a great Q&A site, about whether computer programmers lose their mojo as they age. In a world where young coders like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg succeed at launching disruptive companies, it’s easy to assume … Continue reading

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