12 Jan

Reason Magazine – Hating the “Sinner”

Now, it’s true that social conservatives can be unfairly ridiculed as bigots in these debates. But sometimes, as it happens, they act like bigots.

When, for instance, a bunch of influential organizations decide to boycott the Conservative Political Action Committee yearly confab simply because a gay Republican group named GOProud happens to be participating, we have stumbled upon such a moment.

via Reason Magazine – Hating the “Sinner”. Calling all people who are social conservatives bigots is a intellectually weak argument, but it is fair to call out such bigotry when it occurs.

18 Apr

Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley? – NYTimes.com

WOMEN now outnumber men at elite colleges, law schools, medical schools and in the overall work force. Yet a stark imbalance of the sexes persists in the high-tech world, where change typically happens at breakneck speed.

via Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley? – NYTimes.com. Not only did the article discuss the challenges women face in the technology realm but also how women have to face the difficult decision of children or career and women can be happy choosing a career.