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Blind Reviews at RailsConf 2013

Posted by Marty Haught on May 03, 2013Comments

For RailsConf 2013, we used a different approach for reviewing all the proposals we got — all reviews were blind. This is where the reviewer can only see the proposal’s title, abstract and detailed information. We reviewers had no idea who submitted the talk, their experience level or gender/ethnicity. Though I have been organizing conferences in some fashion over the last seven years, this is the first time I’ve done a blind review process.

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