sexism

 
Def Con, Jeff Moss, and Sexism

I suppose this could be subtitled “why I won’t be going to Def Con again.” Last August I wrote a letter to Jeff Moss (who is the founder of Def Con) about the disturbing sexism – including a conference sponsored strip show – I personally witnessed on a short jaunt I took to Def Con along with some anecdotes from the Internet from some women who were harassed.  He […]

By sheer Chance

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Jan 032014
 
By sheer Chance

Sometimes you’re simply struck by a phrase, a line, a feeling…. Was struck the other day by a song on the radio – Cocoa Butter Kisses, where a fast talkin’ rapper who misses his grandma’s kisses because he reeks of tobacco/weed.  Forgot about it for awhile, then ran across the album to the right on various year-end best-of lists.  Took it for a spin and there he was. What […]

Fool me once, shame on, shame on you. Fool me, you can’t get fooled again….

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Aug 152013
 
 Fool me once, shame on, shame on you. Fool me, you can’t get fooled again....

A letter I wrote to jeff moss, Mr. Def Con, about the last DC which I attended a day and a half of. Lots of promise… but wow. Jeff (who I’ve known over 20 years) responded and we’ll have a chat… I do hope some forward progress can be made. Various others have posted about this over the years, but I hadn’t been in a very, very long time […]

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