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This dev world is still so damn fucking sexist, it's driving me nuts.
"it's so cool seing a GIRL doing this stuff"
"wow you're so tech savy for a GIRL"
"you're too CUTE to be a developer"
"how does it feel to be a GIRL in dev"
Just treat us like fucking human beings for once instead of pretty, empty objects.92
Heard a CEO say at a conference that they hire the most competent candidate. Unless there is a woman in the candidates. Then they hire the woman.
That seems pretty sexist to me.80
Is devRant Just for rants?
I see such a Great community here that goes way beyond complaining about PMs and users (even though you're all right, usually). I've read comments about support for depression, Anxiety, people being supportive of woman and downvoting/commenting against the common sexism that we see on the internet every single day. We have fun, we all feel like friends even though we can remember only a few names and stumble uppon them once in a while. We mostly understand each other and it all feels like a huge family. It's a Great thing to help throughout all of the struggles I have daily in Life, and I bet many people here feel the same.
Thank you all so much for making devRant this Great community. Papa bless.13
TL;DR: I HATE POP CULTURE WITH BURNING PASSION
Did I ever tell you people, how much I am annoyed with pop culture and recent trends? No?
Pop culture sucks sweaty donkey balls. And people who follow it should be deep throated gagged with all that steamy cum from those balls.
All these assholes do is promote their shitty content with sex. Making people think that they can win a woman by being the 'alpha' and making women think they are 'alpha' if they reveal more skin than others.
Sexism and shitty glamour every-fucking-where. No meaning or purpose. No message behind all that content. Only clicks and ads.
Viewers and consumers are drowned in ads and think they would win the rat race if they buy that ugly product and put it on themselves. Little do they know that it makes them look like a monkey trying to lick an elephant's pussy.
FUCK NETFLIX and AMAZON PRIME and other service who just keep pushing mediocre content all day and all night brainwashing the mass.
You know what's worse? You and me are unknowingly a victim of this culture.
Who am I to blame these capitalists corporate pigs when I am the one supporting all this shit directly or indirectly?
I might me completely wrong with my argument and perspective but this is what I feel about this rape culture. Ironically people feel good about it even when they have seen hazards happening because of it.
Men, women, children, granny and grandpa. Everybody is part of the chain.
As Ellen Goodman has rightly said:
"Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it."
We all are normal. We all are shit. Fuck you. Fuck me. Fuck this pop culture and fuck everything.49
Dear IT world,
As long as it still happens that women who attend IT lectures are referred to as "visual upgrades" by the lecturer after class, then nobody needs to wonder why IT isn't considered a welcoming field for women to work in, for many women.
Sincerely, a dev who loves code but is done with sexist bullshit.185
In an alternate universe, devs live in their own country.
They make their own rules and dictate how much they are paid. They maintain the entire world’s infrastructure.
They don’t go to work, since their entire country is the workplace and guess what? Cold beers are free(a thank you from the beer company guys for coming up with all their inventory management systems)
Pizza is free too.
There is no government (laws are passed depending on upvotes on devRant )
No racism, sexism or any other ism ending words . Devs just code.
Oh, and the state police, preferably known as keyboard warriors patrol the streets and offenders are punished by limited internet speeds. 😂. It is said some actually commit suicide because of this unbearable punishment.
Fuck yeah they have coffee farms. That’s the only thing they don’t accept as *gratitude from other nations because those sons of bitches might fuck that up too.
And everyone drives teslas 😂
Okay I have to get back to work now. That multi universe travel machine won’t buy itself.15
Girls: do you find that most men in our work are sexist?
A flamewar in a Mozilla bug report brought me to this article: https://notapattern.net/2014/10/...
I believe that most of the points are ridiculous, and I know I'll probably get downvoted for this, but I'd really like to hear some woman's honest opinion.41
I'm tired of women who tell they don't like to work with women! You're not going to become a better dev by imitating a sexist grandpa. Men won't like you more: event if they didn't like women either, you're still a female... And other women will just try to avoid working with you. Why would I bother to work with someone who judges me before we even start?! 🙄5
When you tell people you're a computer science major and they tell you you should get an education degree as well, because "our nation's children need to learn how to code." Which is fine, but no one tells my male peers they should become teachers instead of working in industry. Just saying. Doesn't make me mad, I just think it's funny16
The number of people who responded to this with bile such as “yeah but how well” or “i bet she can only write hello world”.
Its sad that this attitude still exists in our industry. If you havent seen the story she responded by clarifying that she is on the iOS tutorial team for Raywenderlich, and has a bachelors degree with a double major in Computer Science. But she shouldnt have to explain that just because shes a woman. Are people that insecure about their knowledge that they need to resort to demeaning other peoples? for shame.18
A coworker of mine was asked to make a utility C# app to help with our internal testing. The idea was that the app would collect data and display the results.
He decided that it was very important that the app have a command line interface. He's spent far more time building the app from scratch for the command line than he would have if he'd used C#'s built-in GUI utilities.
Today was our demo day and he shows an internal command-line app in 2017 built in C#. I asked about the GUI and he said that the command line functionality was more important. I suggested that it was maybe less user-friendly and he proceeded to explain to me how "non-technical" people might prefer a GUI, but clearly any serious developer would just want a command line app.
I feel like, in one fell swoop, he trivialized my suggestion, didn't address any of the data visualization needs, and suggested I wasn't a "real developer". Am I right to feel a little outraged by this?5
The spokesman of an international corporate published a LinkedIn post about why people should work for this company.
Clause 1 was: "Here you get almost 3 monthly salaries as bonus. My wife loves it!"
Right, because he doesn't enjoy the money at all - the PR guy who sold his Ferrari, really. Just his greedy wife, spending his hard-earned money.
This sexist, 50's vibe approach to women is expressed publicly and formally by a spokesman of a corporate that claims to adopt values such as equality, diversity, etc. *facepalm*55
Sorry for another rant about Code of Conduct, i know there has been a lot since a week ago, i just had to come out with this somewhere it is killing me.
Hmmm this is going to be interesting: https://lulz.com/linux-devs-threate....
(Sorry i know this is sounding pretty pathetic and is low, but i had to get this out of my heart)
But tbh i am very sad to see how the CoC has started this big flame war between everyone. One of the few things that didnt make my mood go down was i could escape from all the hate, racism & sexism by going until the state where i programmed for like 2-12 hours straight where i didnt had to think about shit like "SJW & Politics". How the drama about CoC, the ones fighting for the CoC putting people based on colors & genders in difference boxes, maybe thats reason why racisim & sexism is growning, "we are fighting these 2 things with racism & sexism", maybe if people would start using logic instead of feelings on things like that.
Maybe i'm overdramatizing everything about the CoC, but i believe, if you make a specific group worthless because of their color or gender enough, you will either make some people hate the others or hate themselves. I used to care about people and had sympathy for people, now i dont really care about anyone else than my family and myself. The SJW speaks about how they have experience hate, but they wouldnt understand what true hate it til they "hate everything about themselves", until that hate turns to hate towards people and you will show low sympathy for people. I truly hope this witch hunting will die soon, if not its going to kill innovation, the great communitie where everyone is welcome. See all the rants calling the CoC shit out, makes me believe in the better for future.8
You all complaining about shit code from coworkers and about fucking WordPress. Looks different, but know what? Answer is the same.
Let me explain.
For example, you were born in USA. You can choose any profession, and if you became pro - you will be payed great. Looks nice, isn't it?
But if you were born in Russia, India, somewhere in Africa, whatever, you can be businessman, coder or you can suck a dick to the end of you life.
Not that great, yeah?
You are looking around and see great people with their own dreams and talents. But then you ask them "to which faculty are you going?" Answer is obvious. And that's how shitcoders are born.
And yeah, about WordPress. I'm mobile developer, I just can't understand how awful it is (or not, idunno). The only thing I know - if I were PHP developer, I could earn twice more than now. But why I didn't choose that way? Because I REALLY LOVE MY WORK. Everyday is good, I'm working at weekends often, because I want.
So please, shut up. You could never work with WordPress, but you motherfucker CHOOSE IT. You could switch to node, go, Java. Why the flying fuck you didn't? Oh yeah, MONEY. So please, shut up.
Devrant isn't for crying girls complaining about shit they did themselves. (No sexism, just metaphor, sorry girls)10
Let's assume sexism is the number one reason that we see less female developers. What in your opinion would be the second largest barrier?52
Question: Have you ever worked for a toxic company? If so, did do you do something about it? Any tips?
By toxic I mean the abusive kind, where racism and sexism are "just jokes" and where clients are essentially scammed into buying software that doesn't do what they think it does.8
The CS instructor who was (maybe an adjunct?) who no matter what homework we turned in gave us randomly different grades. We actually all handed in the same hw one time to see what would happen (only changing variable names and such), and confirmed it. Also, he used to call me J-Lo when I'd raise my hand to answer questions. (I was fit and am Latina) The second time he did it, I sternly corrected him in front of the whole class. He stopped after that. And yes he was gone from the school soon after!5
Once I went for this women-centric hackathon that had to have at least one female member in the team. On winning, one of the other winning (male) devs commented on how I was probably there just to complete the team even when I did most of the work.
Don't know if it's the fact that I have green hair or the fact that I'm a girl.5
WTF AM I WATCHING HERE
IT'S NOT JUST SEXISM IT'S AWW GOD JUST LOOK AT THIS...
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