Social Oppression, Ruby and Codes of Conduct

28 Sep 2012

Our own Jason Hansen interviews Steve Klabnik and Lindsey Bieda about taking on Ruby projects and the gender bias in programming.

  • 0:00 All about Steve and Lindsey
  • 2:50 Working on Hackety Hack
  • 6:00 Social oppression
  • 16:00 The urgency of the topic today
  • 25:35 Codes of conduct becoming the norm

Steve's Twitter: https://twitter.com/steveklabnik Lindsey's Twitter: https://twitter.com/lindseybieda

Steve's Github: https://github.com/steveklabnik Lindsey's Github: https://github.com/LindseyB

Steve's website: http://steveklabnik.com/ Lindsey's website: http://rarlindseysmash.com/

Additional resources Why's (Poignant) Guide to Ruby: http://mislav.uniqpath.com/poignant-guide/ Open Source Game Coding Competition: http://osgcc.org/ Hackety Hack!: http://hackety.com/ Shoes: http://shoesrb.com/ Girl Develop It: http://girldevelopit.com/ Geek Feminism: http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Timelineofincidents The Microagressions Project: http://www.microaggressions.com/ Programmers Being Dicks: http://programmersbeingdicks.tumblr.com/ Code of Conduct, Steel City Ruby: http://steelcityrubyconf.org/policies#antiharassment rstat.us: http://github.com/hotsh/rstat.us