(Not the Bee) Just when you thought Twitter couldn’t get any safer, they went ahead and hired someone for a position called “head of product for conversational safety.” And the new hire is busy coming up with ideas to make Twitter even worse.
Somehow even for a made-up job they still managed to find someone underqualified for it.
You’d think the person in charge of what might be the most difficult task at Twitter would have a predictable skillset: years of experience in and out of academia, politics and programming; an impenetrable wall of media savvy; close ties to the exec suite. You’d be wrong.
Christine Su was Twitter’s pick for the position and she is an “activist-entrepreneur” whose startup PastureMap “helped ranchers plan climate-friendly grazing practices.”
And while she may not be qualified for the job, she does have something that matters much more than experience:
An intersectional power level of over 9,000.
“As a queer women of color who is an Asian American in tech in rural America, that experience is a very intersectional one. I’ve had plenty of experiences moving through spaces where I wanted more safety,”
And she’s gonna use that experience to protect you from mean words on the internet.
If you’re afraid that..
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Editor’s Note. This article was written by Regan Rose and published at Not The Bee. Title changed by Protestia.
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