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Tech Book Club: Censorship in the Digital Age

Wednesday, May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free
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Join Women Who Code Boston for another edition for our Tech “Book” Club! This time, we’ll be discussing the recent Wired magazine article, “It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech” and our responsibilities as technologists in regards to censorship and human rights on the internet.

For the discussion, we’ll be splitting into moderated groups. To include your questions or opinions as you read the article, tweet us at @wwcboston (https://twitter.com/wwcboston).

Article link: https://www.wired.com/story/free-speech-issue-tech-turmoil-new-censorship/

Further reading (if you have time):
– https://www.wired.com/story/free-speech-issue-censorship
– https://www.wired.com/story/free-speech-issue-cloudflare

If you do not finish the article, please come anyway! This event is open to members of all experience levels and backgrounds. All participants are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct listed below.

Food and drink will be provided!

— SCHEDULE —

6:00 | Eat and mingle
6:30 | Welcome / announcements from Women Who Code and ezCater
6:40 | Article discussion groups
8:00 | Networking

— CODE OF CONDUCT —

Women Who Code (WWCode) is dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (http://bit.ly/wwcode-code-of-conduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-form).

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, May 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Boston/events/249140755/

Venue

ezCater
101 Arch St. (suite 1510)
Boston, MA
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Organizer

Women Who Code – Boston
Website:
http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Boston/