Sex jokes at the Pearl software developer conference PyCon last week have lead to the blogger who outed the crude jokesters being fired.
The situation brings up a common issue in the Red Bull fueled/male dominated start-up space… how to deal with appropriate limits in a workplace that is trying to push boundaries. In many situations, especially when both parties share an employer, there is no easy solution.
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