Silent Privilege and Bias

Philip Guo has an excellent article on slate.com today about his experience as an Asian American software engineer. Even though I didn’t grow up in a tech-savvy household and couldn’t code my way out of a paper bag, I had one big thing going for me: I looked like I

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GMO food

The New York Times has a great article on the fight over banning GMO crops on the big island in Hawaii. It covers the science, the pseudoscience and the hysteria over what GMO food supplies might do to people and the environment. This prompted me to revisit a blog post

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VirtualBox DKMS with custom kernel

I have a custom kernel on my linux machine (that I apparently did not install correctly) so when I went to use VirtualBox I got an error about DKMS not being ready. The docs say I needed to update my “virtualbox-ose-dkms” package to the latest version but when I did

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