Now we’ll talk F-strings, with

Okay, so the CoC hotline is a telephony app. It’s greatly amusing to me that it’s implemented on Twilio, though, instead of Nexmo.

“I tested it pretty thoroughly, but like a good dev, I didn’t write any tests”

This looks super cool.
Lightning talks. PyScratch. What if we built a python version of scratch. Drag and drop python learning

Oh, this is gonna be a good one: Racial bias in facial recognition (and by extension almost all AI software written by a non-diverse developer base) by

Skin colour isn’t used in the neural network’s classifiers. It “doesn’t see race”…

Yeah, I can’t see that being problematic at all.

If you’re disabled, and in the tech industry, has created a slack for you for accessibility issues and more:

First up, accessibility: missing from boot camps, designers, product managers, and therefore often done poorly.

Interesting; apparently there are going to be provincial standards for web accessibility?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but this applies to closed-source too. This is not an OSS thing, it’s a basic decency thing. And I’m as guilty as the next person — possibly moreso.
If you're shit-talking about an open source project, you're essentially shit-talking all the people who worked on that project. And that can hurt. -- paraphrasing @brettsky

We are starting off with talking about unconscious bias. She’s starting right off with a background image that we’ve been looking at for minutes and asking about our initial biases.

Tools to address unconscious bias, starting with words. I think the site is gonna be worth checking out:

From’s excellent slides: “🖕🏾I have a right to maternity leave whether you like it or not.”

If you are a trans man or trans masculine person in tech, has a slack he’d like to invite you to to share experiences and issues.

And now to a talk on using micropython to talk to our robot overlords by

I have never wondered “how can I connect this vineyard to the internet?”

Distillery? Maybe! 😛

I really wish had called his vineyard network “The Vinternet”

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