Dana McCallum

Senior engineer on Twitter's ads API, former lead engineer on Twitter's client API, space nerd and licensed commercial pilot.


Do something useful with those recruiting emails


Like most people in the tech industry, I get a lot of cold emails from recruiters trying to hire me away. Sometimes it’s for a hot new…


Homecoming


This is the text of a talk I gave to Bloomington High School South’s gay-straight alliance in Indiana on April 24, 2013. The talk was part of Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project.

This is a combination of my prep notes and my own memory of what I said. It’s not a word-for-word transcript, but it’s pretty close.


“Can we have it all?” is the wrong question


To write is a glorious but bold activity; the writer is an ‘artist’, one recognizes that he is entitled to a little bohemianism. As he is in general entrusted… with giving society reasons for its clear conscience, he must, after all, be paid for his services: one tacitly grants him the right…

Do something useful with those recruiting emails


Like most people in the tech industry, I get a lot of cold emails from recruiters trying to hire me away. Sometimes it’s for a hot new…

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Women's lives.

Neither here nor there.


Please don’t say “tranny”


Would you call an effeminate man a fag? Would you call a woman with short hair a dyke? Of course you wouldn’t. So why do you think it’s okay to call anyone a tranny?