How could GitHub announce an all-male conference line up the same week it shares results from an OSS demographics survey with 3% women?

(Post adapted from this twitter thread.) This week, GitHub released results from a survey it did regarding the “attitudes, experiences, and backgrounds of those who use, build, and maintain open source software.” Of 5,500 responses from 3,800 open source repositories, only 3% of responses were from women. Also this week, GitHub announced an all-male speaker …

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Thoughts on recent Drupal governance decisions

(Content warning: This post discusses BDSM and abuse.) [Updated 12:20 PDT 28 March 2017: Corrected spelling errors and added a few clarifications, including the opening notes 1-3 below.] [Update 9:30 PDT 31 March 2017: Dries and Drupal Association have posted a thoughtful follow-up regarding this situation. Link added in-line below as well.] [Updated 18:50 PDT …

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