Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: tone

On TRUCEConf November 9th, 2013

Yesterday brought news of TRUCEConf. It’s a terrible, dangerous and insulting idea. The organizers should reconsider, either canceling the event or changing its scope and mission radically. I have no doubts that the organizers have good intentions, but good intention don’t always yield positive results. As is, TRUCEConf’s very existence runs counter to the vision of equality in tech. Tone arguments and trivialization It’s hard to read the verbiage on TRUCEConf’s home page as anything other than an extended tone argument.…