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ActivismFeminism

Online Activism with Hashtagivist

Katie Williams and Richard Kraaijenhagen have created an interesting program that is designed to help activists use twitter to get their messages out to a wider audience. Their program is …

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Skepticism

Does Ban Bossy Really Help Women in Tech?

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed your social media contacts affirming that they plan to “Ban Bossy.” This campaign, launched by Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn.Org initiative and the …

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ICYMI: November 10 – November 16 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 73: In Orbit Ever wonder how satellites stay in orbit? Mindy has the answer. Speak Your Mind: Atheist Church Are “atheist churches” a good …

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Skepticism

PBJs, Nail Polish, Barrels of Crabs: The Week(s) in Startup Sexism

There’s so much to say about startups and sexism! In the past few weeks, several items have surfaced that continue to reveal not just the deep-seated sexism in tech, but …

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ICYMI: July 7 – July 13 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! I’m so excited to see you! I really, really want to share all these awesome posts from the Skepchick Network. Read them, won’t you? Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Just waiting to die and stuff

Hey everyone! I’m just sitting here, on my couch, waiting for a tornado to come and kill me and my family. Normally, I’m not so scared of things like a …

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ICYMI: May 12 – May 18 on the Skepchick Network

On your mark! Get set!  GO READ ALL THE SKEPCHICK NETWORK AWESOME! Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 48: Physicists Make Weird Things for Science Mindy draws a weird picture …

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FeminismSkepticism

Everything Sucks, but Not How You Think

Dave McClure might not be a familiar name in the skeptic community, but he’s pretty well known in tech. A self-described “late bloomer,” he’s a guy who held various software …

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