It’s a power struggle.
I’m sure many of you have heard about the Python dev conference tweeting fiasco. In case you haven’t, what happened was that a few developers were inappropriately joking about dongles and made a woman sitting in the row in front of them uncomfortable. She decided to snap a photo of them and tweet about their indiscretion to her 10k+ followers on Twitter. This led to all parties being fired, including the female involved.
For most women working in Silicon Valley, this is nothing...