A Talk about Everything

A Talk about Everything

Fca19d6baeb15ee72168c9641ea5c989?s=128

Lena Reinhard

November 06, 2015
Tweet

Transcript

  1. LENA REINHARD @LRNRD

  2. THE STORY OF THE TREES

  3. TECHNOLOGY SHAPES OUR DAILY LIVES

  4. BUILDING SOFTWARE IS AN ACT OF REPRESENTATION

  5. UNDERSTANDING OURSELVES

  6. WHITE CIS SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE WEIGHT & HEIGHT ABLE-BODIED MIDDLE-CLASS

  7. WE CAN ONLY UNDERSTAND OUR RESPONSIBILITY IF WE UNDERSTAND OUR

    PRIVILEGES
  8. We leave scepticism behind when confronted with evidence about ourselves.

    (Pete Warden) “
  9. DO WE SEE THE
 EVIDENCE?

  10. DO WE SEE THE
 PROBLEM?

  11. Being a woman who happens to tech is another shirt

    in my closet that I’ll never wear because it doesn’t fit, and won’t throw out because that feels wrong. “ (Ash Huang)
  12. PEOPLE HAVE TO CHOOSE:
 BETWEEN PUTTING THEIR CAREER AT RISK

    OR LIVING WITH
 CONSTANT ABUSE
  13. PRIVILEGE = THE LUXURY TO IGNORE THE EXPERIENCES OF UNDERREPRESENTED

    PEOPLE IN TECH
  14. THE TECH INDUSTRY IS BUILT ON PRIVILEGE

  15. Power is the ability to define reality and to convince

    other people that it is their definition. (Dr. Wade Nobles) “
  16. SOFTWARE IS NOT PROVIDING A CHOICE ENABLING HARASSMENT IGNORING PEOPLE

    SEXIST UNDERMINING FREE WILL VIOLATING BOUNDARIES ALLOWING ABUSE ENDANGERING PEOPLE MAKING PEOPLE SICK
  17. WE ARE IGNORING PEOPLE SEXIST UNDERMINING FREE WILL VIOLATING BOUNDARIES

    NOT PROVIDING A CHOICE MAKING PEOPLE SICK ENABLING HARASSMENT ENDANGERING PEOPLE ALLOWING ABUSE
  18. CHANGE MEANS
 WE HAVE TO GIVE UP OUR OLD IDEAS

    AND PLANS.
  19. CHANGE MEANS
 WE HAVE TO GIVE UP OUR OLD IDEAS

    AND PLANS. AND CHANGE IS OUR ONLY OPTION.
  20. IF WE DON’T ACTIVELY SUPPORT CHANGE, WE’RE ENABLERS OF
 THIS

    BROKEN SYSTEM
  21. 01 WE NEED TO
 DEVELOP EMPATHY

  22. 02 “The mere desire to not be biased is not

    enough.” WE NEED TO WORK
 THROUGH BIASES (Rachel Thomas)
  23. 02 “The mere desire to not be biased is not

    enough.” WE NEED TO WORK
 THROUGH BIASES (Rachel Thomas)
  24. 03 WE NEED TO KNOW OUR
 HISTORY AND
 EDUCATE OURSELVES

  25. 04 WE NEED TO
 UNDERSTAND DIVERSITY “We do not have

    the luxury of building social movements that are
 not intersectional.” (Kimberlé Crenshaw )
  26. “It is totally and entirely possible that you might have

    nothing to add.” (Leigh Alexander) 05 WE NEED TO
 SHUT UP
  27. 06 WE NEED TO LISTEN TO AND AMPLIFY OTHER VOICES

  28. 07 WE NEED TO GIVE

  29. 08 WE NEED TO
 FORMALISE

  30. 09 WE NEED TO USE OUR
 PRIVILEGE FOR GOOD

  31. 10 WE NEED TO WORK
 ON BEING ALLIES

  32. WHO DO WE WANT TO BE? WHAT WILL BE OUR

    LEGACY?
  33. IT’S TIME THAT EACH OF US WITH EVERY WORD AND

    EVERY LINE OF CODE TAKES A STAND