[Web4lib] Code4lib 2008 Minority Scholarship
mike at indexdata.com
Wed Dec 19 09:38:10 EST 2007
Carol Bean writes:
> > Then why the hell didn't they submit a proposal to speak? Or are
> > you suggesting they did but were rejected by gender?
> Ummm, maybe it has something to do with perceived climate,
> especially given things like this thread. Hopefully the Code4Lib
> group as a whole is a bit more welcoming...
Yes, the climate certainly is chilling. Had I but realised that we'd
progressed so far down the road to group-think that we no longer
tolerate differences of opinion on what strategies most effectively
combat racism and sexism, I would never have allowed my thought-crime
to to escape into this forum.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <mike at indexdata.com> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
)_v__/\ "I may be beating a dead horse here, but if you beat a dead
horse hard enough, eventually it will move" -- Jake Wenger.
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