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SXSW Panel Controversy Highlights Free Speech, Diversity Issues in Tech

A decision on Monday by South By Southwest to cancel two panel discussions related to sexism in tech, gaming culture, and the bounds of free expression set the year-long Gamergate controversy newly aflame—and seemed to raise questions about the signature tech festival’s commitment to diversity. That brief announcement said the decision was prompted by threats […]

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NY’s Tech Evolution Viewed by the Master of the Webutante Ball

In a city where people know people who know people, Richard Blakeley sits at the heart of a web that connects New York’s tech community. That enviable position stems in part from his annual Webutante Ball. While preparing for next Thursday’s big gala, he spoke to Xconomy about the city’s evolution into a place not […]

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