Sexist Language Earns Sqoot Lots of Fury

Sqoot, a daily deal api, in an attempt to rally the Boston tech community for a hackathon, got it profoundly wrong.

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  1. The current version of the API jam does not contain the offending language:
  2. It has been, however, captured by hundreds of people. 
    The Perks included lots of things... including women.
  3. Mike Maney aptly pointed out that this day featured a great triumph for women in a whole other industry:
  4. Soon requests started flowing to the sponsors to pull sponsorship:
  5. Some sponsors backed out:
    Heroku:
  6. Apigee:
  7. MongoHQ:
  8. CloudMine:

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