Resentment of the Day: DongleGate

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Following a tweet (shown above) calling out a group of developers for their comments on "forking" and "big dongles" at this weekend's Python convention, developer evangelist Adria Richards was pummeled with messages of harassment and death threats on Twitter. One of the men pictured ended up fired from his job, as was Richards, who was fired by email cloud service SendGrid via a Facebook post this morning. Around 6 PM EST, SendGrid CEO Jim Franklin released a more comprehensive statement regarding the situation, claiming that her actions "strongly divided the same community she was supposed to unite" making her unable to effectively do her job, resulting in her termination.

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