How Language Can Cultivate Inclusivity in Tech

In IT, terms like “master/slave,” “blacklist” and “whitelist,” “kill,” “disable,” and “abort,” have been used for decades by programmers, IT service desks and even users. Despite their seemingly innocuous meaning in computing, such terms have recently come under criticism for their perceived racially charged undertones, aggressive and insensitive nature. Yet, little has been done to … Read more