Mary is a women in tech activist, a programmer, a writer, and a sometime computational linguist. She writes at puzzling.org. Her previous projects include co-founding the Ada Initiative and major contributions to the Geek Feminism blog. She's @me_gardiner on Twitter.
Update 30th May: given the recent rain and the forecast, we’re pushing ahead with a wet weather plan. We are meeting at James Squire Brewhouse at 12:30pm for lunch. This regardless of the reasonably good weather this morning. Still James… Read More ›
Step 1: Gather Geek Feminists and Hoydens in Sydney Step 2: ??? Step 3: PROFIT Step 1 will be a lunchtime picnic at the Royal Botanic Gardens in late May. We’re currently open to four dates: Saturday 22nd May Sunday… Read More ›
Cross-posted to Geek Feminism. Abusive relationship and spousal rape survivor and blogger “Harriet Jacobs” at Fugitivus is angry and scared today: I use my private Gmail account to email my boyfriend and my mother. There’s a BIG drop-off between them… Read More ›
Warning: this post has graphic quotes from and links to mainstream media accounts of rape culture and imagery, and sexual violence. One of the profoundly disturbing aspects of rape culture discussions—and this won’t surprise readers here—is the way that they… Read More ›