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Sexism In Tech? The Times Is ON IT

"MEN invented the Internet. And not just any men. Men with pocket protectors. Men who idolized Mr. Spock and cried when Steve Jobs died. Nerds. Geeks. Give them their due. Without men, we would never know what our friends were doing five minutes ago."
The New York Times is ON IT.

No, seriously, what the hell are they putting in the water over there? ...

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