Feminist in Training
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Predictably enough, they were offended by it and decided to talk to the laptop's owner. When Annina and Karen offered to make him a new sticker to stand in for (or augment) the old one, he accepted. I really like what they came up with.
It says Feminist in Training.They printed the sticker on the Media Lab's vinyl cutter.
Here's the proud owner with his new sticker.
I can think of many less productive courses that this story could have taken and none that were better. The new sticker is a positive statement that references and builds on the problematic one rather simply eliminating or obscuring it and sweeping it away from view. It's a productive form of commentary and critique visible to everyone who sees it.