Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: tech_industry

12 bookmarks tagged “tech_industry

Don’t Take My DataCamp Course, There Must be Consequences for Sexual Assault

noamross.github.io/datacamp-sexual-assault/
A DataCamp executive committed sexual misconduct. DataCamp admitted this in its own post. There must be consequences for executives for such conduct. Don't take my course, or any DataCamp course, if you can avoid it.

Digital Technology doesn't have values. People do. - Digital

blogs.gov.scot/digital/2017/03/13/technology-doesnt-have-values-people-do/
“Once you skip ahead to think technology will either harm everything or solve everything, you’ve effectively removed the need to apply critical thinking.” (Amy Webb)

Out of Office Hours

outofofficehours.com/
Creating dialog between newcomers and people working in the tech industry.

Why Computer Programmers Should Stop Calling Themselves Engineers - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/11/programmers-should-not-call-themselves-engineers/414271/
Greenwashing , or "green sheen,"[1][2] is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization's products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.[3] Evidence that an organization is greenwashing often comes from pointing out the spending differences: when significantly more money or time has been spent advertising being "green" , than is actually spent on environmentally sound practices.[4] Greenwashing efforts...

Sourcing Women in Engineering — Medium

medium.com/@cjc/recently-i-spoke-to-a-founder-of-a-20-person-startup-who-said-if-google-with-hundreds-maybe-bdf7132d78d7
“If Google, with hundreds — maybe even thousands of recruiters, can’t find female engineers, how am I supposed to do it with a small team that also has to build a product and get it to market?” — Startup Founder