Gender Diversity: Disturbing Images from Silicon Valley

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June 2, 2014;Mother Jones

In light of the recent self-exposé by Google regarding its lack of diversity, here is a kind of anthropological essay on progress at Apple in two photos. These were tweeted by Dan Ackerman from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. This one was taken and broadcast last June:

Restroom Line

And this one below is from this year:

Restrooom line

He asks whether this can be seen as progress.

NPQ welcomes other such visual documents from readers as measures of change (or not).—Ruth McCambridge


  • Mko

    It looks like the restroom in the first picture is out of order…

  • Chris Sorensen

    Perhaps, although the most notable difference, in my opinion, is that it appears that the men in line might be talking to one another this year!