Less Than or Equal is a podcast dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of geeks facing inequality in their industries.

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#70: Basel Farag

December 8th, 2015 · 78 minutes

Basel joins Aleen to discuss how he narrowly avoiding going to law school, his path to becoming a developer, and how the tech community tries (and doesn't try) to welcome newcomers.

#69: Lisa Schmeiser

November 30th, 2015 · 66 minutes

Lisa and Aleen talk about comic books (who's better: Marvel or DC?), the state of children's toys, and the cognitive burdens of poverty

#68: Robert Kingett

November 24th, 2015 · 74 minutes

Robert and Aleen talk about how he started advocating for blind people, why he no longer supports GamerGate, and the month he spent with no Internet access.

#67: Louis Do

November 17th, 2015 · 56 minutes

Louis and Aleen talk about his experiences growing up, how the Hatlan Center for the Blind helped him learn how to be independent, and how people with sight should approach helping blind strangers.

#66: Neem Serra

November 10th, 2015 · 54 minutes

Neem joins Aleen to talk about becoming a developer after getting a degree in biology, perspectives on various tech conferences, and helping older populations learn how to use modern tech.

#65: Aleen Simms

November 3rd, 2015 · 48 minutes

Aleen's in the hot seat this week! Listen as she and Justin talk about what they've learned over the course of the show and where Less Than Or Equal is going.

#64: Nicole Tompkins-Hughes

October 27th, 2015 · 96 minutes

In a rare followup episode, Nicole joins us once again to talk about how the school year is going for her gender non-conforming child.

#63: Yasmine Evjen

October 20th, 2015 · 81 minutes

Yasmine and Aleen duke it out: Android or iOS? Two people enter, only one can exit! They also talk about must-have apps, diversity at Apple and Google, and helping more people access technology.

#62: Misbehavin' Maidens

October 14th, 2015 · 57 minutes

The Misbehavin' Maidens join Aleen to talk about promoting sex positivity through music and general geekery!

#61: Megan Condis

October 5th, 2015 · 60 minutes

Megan and Aleen talk about trigger warnings, creating safer spaces, and the end of the world (via holodeck gaming).