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last posted Jan. 5, 2013, 1:51 p.m.

I stumbled across this interesting idea for a pledge to boycott all-male panels at technical and scientific conferences:

There's an underlying assumption behind the pledge that I know for a fact isn't universally true: that an all male panel can never be representative of the available experts on the topic of the panel, thus suggesting unconscious selection bias whenever it happens.

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