The Booth Babe Debate Is Revived in Brooklyn

"Booth babes" at the wireless trade show CTIA. (Photo: flickr.com/vincentnguyen)

Summer is here, and with it, summer tech conventions, and with them, scantily-dressed women. Last week, the booth babe debate hit Brooklyn when a few women who billed themselves as New York’s “nerdiest burlesque dancers” performed a striptease at SummerCon. In response, technologist and digital rights advocate Amber Baldet, who does burlesque herself, “ragequit” the conference by walking out and penning a lengthy blog post. Read More