Hello Recompilers, We've launched a Kickstarter for the second edition of our guide to Community Event Planning. We're publishing an expanded and updated version of our guide to running community-focused conferences, with new material on diversity. AND we're getting so close to our minimum order for second printing of the Responsible Communication Style Guide! We are taking preorders until May 20. The 10th … Continue reading Newsletter #42: Google or Eye of Sauron?
Hello Recompilers, The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor for Heartifacts, a conference presented by Code & Supply, created to facilitate the intimate and important conversations that software professionals need to have about mental health, communication techniques, and community involvement. April 20th & 21st, 2018 — Pittsburgh, PA Use the code media-RECOMPILE for 20% off registration. Would … Continue reading Newsletter #37: Unsteady Player One
Hello Recompilers, We're digging into your submissions for Issue 11: Love and Romance. Thank for all your pitches! Reading: Serbia and Kosovo row made clocks slow. The European electrical grid was disrupted by a power struggle between Serbia and Kosovo, slowing electric clocks all over the continent. Valerie Hopkins and Richard Pérez-Peña explain why in the NYT. Your ad blocker may not … Continue reading Newsletter #33: Where I End and You Begin
Hello Recompilers, We're so ready to take submissions for Issue 11! Contributors are paid because we value your work. Our theme is Love and Romance and our editor, Thursday Bram, is so excited! On Twitter, she warned us she would subject us to a lot of heart emojis. A note from Thursday: Love is for everybody. I … Continue reading Newsletter #30: Submit to our Love and Romance
Hello Recompilers, Good news. The Recompiler Issue #9: Hard Problems is available (and #8 is here). Like a bitter fruit, let's indulge in a little nostalgia. "You're what I couldn't find: A totally amazing mind, So understanding and so kind, You're everything to me." "Dreams", Cranberries. Reading: Inclusivity through ungendered design: "The perpetuation of gender stereotypes through design... harms the ability for … Continue reading Newsletter #26: The Spectre of Loss
This week's roundup of links, things to read, conference talks, and upcoming events and CFPs
This week many of us are sad. Eating, sleeping, and personal care have taken a backseat because we're not just sad, we're emotionally distraught. We're scared. We're terrified for what this election means for ourselves, our friends, our families, our peers, our children, and our country. I just want to emphasize to be kind. Be kind to … Continue reading This is how we support our most marginalized: with security, solidarity, and kindness
Pocket programming zines, girls learning to code in Palestine, more from our YouTube playlist, and upcoming events