A Tweet About a 'Dongle' Leads to Two Firings, Death Threats

Offensive jokes whispered at a tech conference last Sunday night have now spread much further than anyone would have ever thought. While at the PyCon technology conference last weekend, Adria Richards, a software developer and self-described technology evangelist, overheard two men behind her making a series of offensive and sexual jokes about "dongles" and "forks." "They started talking about 'big' ad dongles. I could feel my face getting flustered," Richards wrote on her blog titled "But...Full Story
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