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Alex Qin, Founder – The Code Cooperative


In this long interview with Alex Qin – Founder of the Code Cooperative talks about the importance of diversity in tech, especially open source.

==Topics Discussed in the interview==
00:18:12 – Intro
01:12 – What do minority women mean?
03:41 – Pre-defined gender role and our society
05:43 – What is diversity?
11:30 – How to handle discussions around diversity
16:57 – Can’t monoculture group be diverse?
17:30 – Diversity is good for the economy
21:32 – Lack of diversity in Open Source
23:30 – Teaching inmates how to code?

Swapnil Bhartiya
I have more than 12 years of experience covering Enterprise Open Source, Cloud, Containers, IoT, Machine Learning and general tech. My stories cover a very broad spectrum - traditional Linux, data center and Free Software to contemporary emerging technologies like 'serverless'. Widely Read: My stories have appeared in a multitude of leading publications including CIO, InfoWorld, Network World, The New Stack, Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN Magazine, HPE Insights, Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine, SweetCode, Linux For You, Electronics For You and more.
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