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  1. Comment on Microsoft to curb use of non-competes, drop NDAs from worker settlements, disclose salary ranges, launch civil rights audit in ~comp

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    (nodding vigorously)

    This just goes to show that companies will never willingly move to do the right thing. They need to be coaxed by laws protecting workers.

    (nodding vigorously)

  2. Comment on Applications are open for the AnitaB.org “Pass It On” awards in ~tech

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    The $500 awards are for women who are creating opportunities for girls and women in computing. If you have a project that can “pass it on,” this is a great opportunity. (Transparency: I'm the...

    The $500 awards are for women who are creating opportunities for girls and women in computing. If you have a project that can “pass it on,” this is a great opportunity. (Transparency: I'm the chair of this volunteer committee.)

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  3. Comment on Disney+ said that Willow, its live-action original series based on the 1988 fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, will premiere on November 30 in ~movies

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    I knew a lot of people who loved Willow... pretty much the same people who loved Labyrinth, come to think of it. But while I remember that I watched Willow (when I was in my 20s), I'm vague on the...

    I knew a lot of people who loved Willow... pretty much the same people who loved Labyrinth, come to think of it. But while I remember that I watched Willow (when I was in my 20s), I'm vague on the details. OTOH this makes me want to rewatch the original rather than to pass it by.

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