Okultra, if you have not had experiences that make you afraid for your physical safety while working in tech then I’m super glad for you. Really. That is not the case with many (maybe most) of the women I know here in the Bay Area. Here’s a highly abridged list of reasons why I think the metaphor is apt: http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Timeline_of_incidents

This is what happens when you fail to curate your online presence

This is what happens when you fail to curate your online presence