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23 October 2014
Note: Episode 0x5A was released out of sequence, but they are in the order of release date on faif.us (rather than numerical order).
Karen and Bradley discuss connections between the so-called “Gamergate” controversy and how it relates to the Free Software community and a few obvious legal issues.
This show was released on Thursday 23 October 2014; its running time is 00:55:31.
Segment 0 (00:37)
- Karen asked if Bradley had heard of the Gamergate situation. (01:30)
- Matthew Garrett wrote a blog post regarding this topic entitled Actions have consequences (or: why I'm not fixing Intel's bugs any more) (10:23)
- Mathew was attacked on LKML about this blog post (10:50)
- Lennart Poettering also wrote an essay recently about aggression and attacking people in Free Software communities. (12:12)
- Karen mentioned the harassment Kathy Sierra faced in the late 2000s. (13:00)
- Bradley called out Linux Foundation to ask why they tacitly support the bad behavior by its employees and others in the Linux Project (14:35, 31:10)
- Bradley mentioned that Antti Aumo in his LinuxCon Europe 2011 keynote,
said that a great thing about the Internet of Things is that you can
put a lock on your fridge when the wife's on a diet. (16:32)
- Bradley mentioned the Eddie Murphy's Saturday Night Live skit, White Like Me, which according to the transcript, originally aired on 1984-12-15 on SNL. (24:45)
- Bradley mentioned FaiF 0x13, which discussed torts and why they're important. (29:50)
- Bradley wrote a blog post about Bradley mentioned his blog post about John Oliver's discussion of the Miss America Pageant (43:30)
- Bradley suggested that Intel should have instead given the Gamasutra money to Society of Women Engineers Scholarship fund. (45:30)
- Karen mentioned the statement Intel published a statement regarding the situation. (47:10)