just a simple girl, in a high-tech digital world
“We’re constantly asked ‘if you write any code’ when speaking about technical topics and giving technical presentations, despite just having given a talk on writing code.”

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I did nothing this weekend so today I will be working my ass off and then I will rinse and repeat for the rest of all time. Or something.

We have places that can be marked on a map with bright red Xs and beneath those bright red Xs are memories and moments we have shared. This could mean…


IMAGINING EQUALITY: Your Voices on Women’s Human Rights, An Online Media Project.

Mariya Taher experienced female genital cutting (FGC), or khatna, as a child. In this piece she weaves her voice with the stories of six other women who underwent this horrific procedure between the ages of five and seven. All six women were born in or have spent the majority of their lives in the United States and have some form of higher education. 

Taher says she “hope[s] to break the isolated feeling, the unspoken taboo surrounding [FGC]. We are not alone. FGC is a shared experience by many women, bound by tradition, living today.”

Read more via Imagining Equality.

DA! - Dark Rooms

ah, yes

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my summer jam and I don’t care


Recently, trans bro Jack Halberstam wrote an article called You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma. It is rife with crappy Monty Python references and historical inaccuracies. The main thrust of the article is that trigger warnings used…

Edward Scissorhands (1990); dir. by Tim Burton

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