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diversity day [Nov. 9th, 2006|01:24 pm]
Roy Janik

Today was Diversity Day at IBM. As far as I can tell, diversity means 1) people in Native American costumes standing around thinking about doing some sort of dance, and 2) free cake.

Diversity Day also reminds me of a team luncheon we had yesterday. Sitting across from me is one of our developers. I forget what he was talking about but he said something to the effect of, "That's why Oriental people traditionally have been... ". I mouthed the word "Asian" to him, but I don't think he picked up on it.

After School Improv tonight at 8pm at Coldtowne Theater

From: (Anonymous)
2006-11-09 09:22 pm (UTC)

Your brother - remember me?

Good luck on your project 30- you can do it!! :-) Miss you bro- write or call sometime. By the way- your links are down on the gallery and forum section of your "no pants day" site...and I have some javascript to fix the "click to activate" bug. Nice work on the Adsense Ads- how are they going?? Email me biatch: roger@serversidedesign.com

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From: shannonlucas
2006-11-10 04:34 pm (UTC)
I never quite figured out diversity day when I was at IBM. It seemed more like a circus gallery than any attempt at exposing people to other cultures. And then there were the rainbow t-shirts, which just annoy the crap out of me.
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[User Picture]From: zinereem
2006-11-10 04:38 pm (UTC)
What's the matter, you don't like rainbows? Geez.
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[User Picture]From: maozed
2006-11-10 09:16 pm (UTC)
My dad likes using the word "oriental" as much as possible just because it bothers my mom. I hope he accidentally says it at work all the time.
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