The team from Lora DiCarlo believes gender bias played a significant role in losing an award for one of their products, a sentiment echoed by other woman-run sex-tech companies. Meanwhile, the company behind the trade show insists the award was a mistake in the first place.
Why does it need to happen? Well, Facebook and Twitter combined with Russian attempts to influence elections are the reason the United States is currently beset by 45, for example, but also because existing laws and regulations were never built for this era.
Lesbians Who Tech has had rockstars all the way down.
You’re almost too gay to write a function.
This is a game about a vacuum that is not about vacuuming, and it’s a game about sadness that is not a sad game. I did cry at the end, but I basically always cry at the end.
It did not go well.
Afrofuturism, consent, black teens and gun reform, Emily González in her own words, drag kings, Monica Lewinsky, cryptocurrency but gay, Arabelle Sicardi, Georgia just being the worst, and so much more!
Trolls on Twitter got you down? Tired of Mark Zuckerberg’s Real Name Policy? Looking for a social network not owned by a massive corporation? Mastodon may be your next haunt.
The most resistance-related tech conference I could envision, honestly.
This isn’t just gonna be another post about, like, Apple Watches. I know y’all already know about those.
“For all the harm popularly associated with online anonymity, anonymity can often be the only shield allowing LGBTQ folk to safely exist online.”
It’s been a pleasure writing your technology column for the past half a decade. Keep it nerdy, queermos.
Six pieces of technology that might be useful as you parade, protest and party.
Are you an independent creator of some kind? Do you love independent creators of various stripes? Well here’s how we can fund the creators that make the internet our happy place.
The world can only be described with that upside down smiley face emoji; here are some apps that make like the 20th century Dadaist movement had smartphones.
While we’ve known for years that AI likes a good cat video, the examples of AI entities showing us their artistic side have reached a critical mass.
LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES.
These games were low or no-cost investments for me that have yielded hours of forgetting exactly how bad things are right now.
Three more apps made for the Resistance as we continue to rail against the corrupt white nationalist regime that has taken hold in the U.S.
You may have heard about the big Google-Docs impersonating phishing scam this week, and there are a lot more out there. Here’s how to protect yourself.