Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jul 23, 2014, 17:12:
Beamer wrote on Jul 23, 2014, 16:34:Why not check out the amount of agism in the IT industry then(not sure if it was mentioned I only skimmed the thread), I've seen exceptionally capable people who are excellent in their field be canned because they hit the "big 50" and some pretentious douche-nozzle decided that they were too old to "know what they were talking about" replacing them with someone 30 years their junior, who had no clue. And seen $100m projects fail and suffer because of it. I know two people who've filed lawsuits against the company they worked for, and said companies are under investigation not only by the labor board but two different HRC's.
Article on a video game site != march on Washington.
Plus, please, some time go to GDC and count the women in the "I want a job" section, then count the women in the "I have a job" section.
It's a bit shocking.
Another example of "hey, that's a problem, but look over here, there's another problem!" with a dash of "that may be a problem, but it doesn't affect me, however this problem over here does and it should also be important, how come this video game website hasn't discussed it!"