Tag Archives: Technology

Will Crowdfunding Propel Our Female Scientists?

Tweet Coral reefs everywhere are waiting for Alexis to meet the Zeiss. The Zeiss Ultra55 is an electron microscope and Alexis Weinnig is a 25-year old marine scientist specializing in coral conservation. They haven’t met yet, and that’s pretty bizarre because Alexis works on uncovering the elemental composition of corals, a procedure that relies on [...]
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In Cambodia social causes find new partner in technology

Tweet“The Internet provides a space where we can speak openly about violence against women [and  girls],” says Man Keo Sema, a 22-year-old business administration student at the Build Bright University, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Cross-posted from UN Women. She was among the 300 Cambodian youth who took part in the Angkor BarCamp meeting in Siem [...]
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HBO’s Silicon Valley: Where the women aren’t

Tweet I had the opportunity to see the premiere of the new HBO comedy series, Silicon Valley in, well, Silicon Valley. It was a red carpet night, not just for the stars and producers of the show but also for tech leaders, such as Elon Musk, Mark Pincus and Michael Arrington. Yes, these elites are [...]
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Caring Doesn’t Have to Mean Sharing; how social networking is effecting relationships and feminism

TweetI’ve never been a huge fan of PDA.  Don’t get me wrong, hand holding, cheek kissing, and casual arm draping doesn’t bother me in the slightest, in fact I think that all of that stuff is pretty darn cute.  But when those little displays of affection become full on sexual PDA, I don’t really have [...]
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A timeline of women in world computing

TweetI thought it might be interesting to compile–so to speak–a timeline of women in computing around the world. Hopefully this can be of use as historical research or even just inspiration. * 1800s: Ada Lovelace (1815–1852, British), was an analyst of Charles Babbage’s analytical engine (an early mechanical general-purpose computer) and is often described as [...]
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