- MIT Media Lab: Feedback from our SXSW party: Followup on the wristband thing.
- Computer Coding – It’s Not Just for Boys | NYTimes.com: “Little Miss Geek runs school workshops and gets women from the industry to talk to students. Ms. Parmar hopes to secure corporate sponsorship to expand the effort with coding clubs for girls and more classroom sessions. For International Women’s Day, her team is going to two London schools with iPads, BlackBerrys and female role models.”
- #include – Computer Science for All: “We are a group of teachers who are passionate about giving ALL students the opportunity to study Computing.”
- Men who spy on women through their webcams | Hacker News: Comments are very “Shit Hacker News Says”. RE: Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams | Ars Technica
- Saying What You Mean to Say | Athene Donald’s Blog: On the genderedness of letters of recommendation in science.
- New Study Exposes Gender Bias in Tech Job Listings | Wired.com: “According to a paper recently published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, there could be a subtle gender bias in the way companies word job listings in such fields as engineering and programming. Although the Civil Rights Act effectively bans companies from explicitly requesting workers of a particular gender, the language in these listings may discourage many women from applying.”
- [Trigger warning] Cops Arrest Tech Whiz Marlin Pohlman For Allegedly Drugging, Assaulting Women: FYI for Portland hacker/maker peeps
- An Open Letter To the Nashville Tech Community – Martha Kelly: Developer’s response to blowback (“horrible”, “punitive”, “hijack” etc. over her and others pointing out male=default language in tech editorial that was supposedly a community bridge-building reachout): new Nashville STEAM group, an encouraging, women-friendly tech space.
- Superheroes are for girls, too!: Adorable girls dressed as superheroes!
- Geek Speak | DORK TOWER 12.04.13: Why it sometimes seems like geek girls can’t win…
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