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Will Wheton's golden rule again - "Don't be a dick".

Leaving aside the women in tech issue for just a second (not wanting to diminish it's importance, I just want to comment on the general for a moment), the tech monoculture which is developing is disturbing in multiple ways; usually male, dress very similarly and are from a similar background (white, upper middle class, male, with an apple fashion accessory stuck under one arm). It's getting worse, not better, and this is evolving a kind of groupthink where outside opinions are either discouraged or out and out squished.

This will destroy our industry.

Bringing it back to the specific; there needs to be more male leadership on this issue, because sometimes only Nixon can go to China. This video explains it better than I can: