Prude or Professional at Geek Girls Guide is the first of two articles with tons of comments about the pornographic images used in a Flash instructional session at the recent Flash developer conference in Minneapolis. Perhaps you remember a similar incident at a Rails conference that I wrote about in A Tipping Point for Women in Tech: Here’s Hoping. This time the Flash conference organizer took full responsibility in We’re In This Together, by Courtney Remes, Dave Schroeder, Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker.
What the hell is wrong with these men? Are they so inept that they don’t realize they are offending half the population? Or that they look like fools?