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    third wave feminist, poststructuralist philosopher

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  1. Well yes, but without explaining why, you're basically saying "here's my explanation, it doesn't explain the data, believe it anyways." You've explained that the source is incomplete. Okay. I agree. Data is imperfect, we're never going to have the full picture. What, then, is your explanation for the 20% pay gap? Do you have data to support your hypotheses, or do you just hate mine? What is your conclusion? That across the country, women consistently go into the same jobs at smaller companies, and get paid less as a result? Why? No, you're right. This is
  2. I read the transcript and looked at their sources. They're saying that it's about choices in jobs. This data set reflects that criticism. This is people with the same job. This is called "disparate impact" in discrimination law, and is fairly well known. Look it up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disparate_impact I don't know what companies you've worked in but in big companies it absolutely gets stratified to the degree that the military is. And yes, that individual situation is possible, but you need to show why that consistently causes statistical, disparat
  3. It doesn't, but I'll reiterate: if you consistently pay women with equal qualifications (this is a big if, I realize) in the same jobs as men 20% less, you're discriminating. It's not me saying this, it's labor law. If your women are performing 20% less than men across the board, demote them to a position where their pay makes sense or fire them. You cannot, however, keep them in the same jobs as men, with the same qualifications as men, and pay them less. Whether this means you misjudged their qualifications or what is irrelevant: it's discrimination.
  4. First off, please make an effort to read this whole post and respond to the relevant parts in your reply. I'm putting in the effort, so I expect you to. No skirting around the question, please. That being said, I guess I have to link it for you, even though it's pretty obvious: https://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat39.htm "Wage gap calculated from 2015 median weekly earnings of full-time salary workers in the United States as per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics." Look at the objections I raised in my initial post, and tell me why they're wrong. Please. T
  5. Women can be misogynistic too, this is called internalized misogyny and it's an effect of living in a patriarchal society. Men are not the sole reason in a syllogistic, philosophical sense, but they are the primary reason. I don't think you're mentally ill, I think you're badly misguided. But it's ok, you can call me that. I've been called that before. Between depression, ADHD, and gender dysphoria, you're not even wrong. However, calling people mentally ill for talking about sexist behavior in high-tech is exactly the kind of shit I'm talking about. I don't care whether you're a m
  6. Oh god...PragerU? Louder with Crowder? First off, get better sources. Narrow the Gapp uses data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they link it below. Also that's a 19% wage gap, not 29%. 29% would be if they get paid 71c on the dollar, but they get paid 81c on average. Labor markets are also not susceptible to supply and demand in the same way that commodities are, so the idea that corporations could reduce their costs by hiring women and that because they don't that that means the gap doesn't exist is a direct fallacy. Case in point, raising the minimum wage does not inc
  7. Common sense never secured anything, humans are terrible, terrible creatures and the only way to protect them is with machines. People have notoriously bad judgment. OP, just stick with Windows Defender and you'll be fine.
  8. Nothing. It's men being absolute toxic dicks about it that we don't like. (if you're not convinced just watch how people react to me saying this)
  9. The amount of attacks are directly proportional to the popularity of the platform. Additionally Microsoft was extremely cavalier about security for years and years but they've gotten a lot better in recent years. If you're running a Mac that is mission critical you should have at least three tiers of backup: bootable backups (ideally daily) with something like SuperDuper, continuous backups with Time Machine, and offsite backups to something like BackBlaze or CrashPlan. There are definitely still fewer threats on macOS than Windows but this isn't necessarily because Mac security is
  10. What's the open source alternative to comprehensive GUI scripting? What's the open source alternative to the Cocoa APIs, arguably one of the most elegant APIs in existence? And yeah I know what Linux is! my dude, I am a computer programmer. Linux on the desktop is a goddamn nightmare though. All the user interfaces suck and nothing works without spending three hours fucking around with it to do basic shit. Why are you going into other peoples' threads to tell them what operating system to use?
  11. definitely not. where else can i get the Aqua DE? applescript? osascript? total integration of the GUI with the command line? or do i have to deal with the shit-tier Linux options or the complete and total abomination that is the Windows UI.
  12. and that's where you would be wrong. no idea why they're marketing them to gamers but bloated, enormous C++ builds on 32 threads make -j32 all ...i could die happy.
  13. pricing's in https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/5/30/15710476/intel-core-x-processors-i9-chips-i5-i9-skylake-kaby-lake-computex "To that end, the Core X series scales from models with 4-cores topping out with the $1,999 Core i9 Extreme, which Intel proudly points out is the first consumer desktop processor to offer 18-cores and 36-threads."
  14. Hi all I'm doing a themed build in a couple of weeks and the theme is "permanent revolution." I was just wondering how many communisms are required on average? I realize I'm just a beginner but need some help working out the kinks. I'm planning to use a i7-6950X "Class Consciousness" edition and a Titan Black "Special Antifa" limited edition. For reference here's the blueprint I'm working on: