STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)
Banned from Kickstarter for being a Stalking Victim — Wow, Kickstarter. Good. Fucking. Game.
‘Sandwich Makers’ Finally Described as ‘Female’ in Facebook’s Leet Speak Option — “In the interest of hearing all sides of the situation—it’s only fair—I fired off an e-mail to our contacts at Facebook PR asking for comment on the “54ndw1ch m4k3r” description. Not long after the e-mail was sent, I checked the settings again and “54ndw1ch m4k3r” had quietly been changed to “Female” under the Leet Speak option. But why did Facebook wait until now to do so?”
Hackerspace for Moms in Berkeley — Holy cow, this is so cool.
Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story — I may have linked this before and I’m likely to someday link it again, but every time this comes back on my radar, I just want to share its awesomeness.
Before you ask, I’m not linking to the stupid Oatmeal bullshit because no.
The Type of Women I Want to See at PAX — A personal essay on being trans at a gaming convention.
Colonialism and Games — A game specifically designed to bring up discussion about colonialism.
Ten Year Old Makes Audio-Only Game for his Blind Grandmother — HANG ON I HAVE SOMETHING IN MY EYE
TV AND FILM
Tosh.O Suggests Dudes Should Grope Women For Laughs — So can we arrest him yet? I discovered that making mediocre television isn’t a crime (unfortunately), but surely this must be?
How to Spot a Male Fauxminist — Male Fauxminist, better known as The Nice Guy
Why the ‘Girl’ Matters: Yet Another Post About Geek Girls and Gamer Girls — While I don’t agree with using the word “girl” to self-describe, I respect opinions and think that, of the opinions that disagree with mine, this is well-stated.
Hey Everyone: Stop Taking This Picture. No, I Mean It — The tits/ass/glance over the shoulder shot. You know the one.