In the week or so since she tweeted a picture of a joking developer that eventually resulted in his firing, her company SendGrid getting DDOS'd, her firing, and a host of sometimes-scary attacks online, she hasn't tweeted or blogged or spoken in public.
This morning Adria Richards broke my heart, and the hearts of all those who give a damn about women in technology.
Editor's Pick The developer in question was fired by his employer, PlayHaven, after Richards posted his picture and a few details about what he said. VentureBeat broke the story last night.
Last night VentureBeat broke the story about a developer who was fired from his job at PlayHaven after being outted on Twitter for making sexual jokes during a conference. Today, the company where the person who outted him works is under a distributed denial of service attack.
Editor's Pick A Playhaven game developer was fired after making sexual jokes in the audience during a keynote session at PyCon, a conference for Python developers. Now Adria Richards, a developer evangelist for SendGrid, is getting rape and death threats via Twitter.