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Matthew Bischoff

I write and speak about technology and culture. I’ve designed and built apps at The New York Times, Tumblr, and now run my own studio, Lickability.

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Why Restaurants Still Can’t Shake Their Sexist Service Etiquette →

Alcoholism, religious leanings, gender-nonconforming identities, BDSM relationships: All of these factors can mean that snap decisions made by servers can make for very unhappy customers, one reason why many restaurants, including high-end fine dining establishments, are doing away with gendered service in favor of neutral systems like serving clockwise.

One of my favorite writers, Madeleine Holden recently interviewed me and some other folks about weirdly-gendered restaurant service. I couldn’t agree more with her conclusion.