A treasure trove of case studies and interviews.
Monday, May 4th, 2020
Friday, May 18th, 2018
The terrific talk from Beyond Tellerrand by Claire L. Evans, author of Broad Band.
As we face issues of privacy, identity, and society in a networked world, we have much to learn from these women, who anticipated the Internet’s greatest problems, faced them, and discovered solutions we can still use today.
Sunday, January 21st, 2018
Coming to a bookshelf near you in March 2018: the untold story of the women who made the internet.
Sunday, June 18th, 2017
Beyond Curie is a design project that highlights badass women in science, technology, engineering + mathematics.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
An excellent potted history from Cassie on women in computing.
NASA’s “Keypunch girls” would work in cramped rows translating programming instructions onto paper pads, whilst the machine operators would sit in comfort, feeding the code decks through card readers and enjoying the esteem of the end result (I imagine it a bit like Mad Men, but with more sexism and astronauts).
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
There’s a whole bunch of great events happening in Brighton this March: Codebar, Curiosity Hub, She Codes Brighton, 300 Seconds, She Says Brighton, and Ladies that UX. Lots of these will be downstairs from Clearleft in Middle Street—very handy!
Friday, January 9th, 2015
As always, systems thinking makes a lot of sense for analysing problems, even if—or, especially if—it’s a social issue.
Monday, February 11th, 2013
A great new site from Jenn and Yesenia: celebrating and supporting female speakers in technology.
Thursday, January 22nd, 2009
Sue Schofield plugs Ada Lovelace Day while taking a long hard look at the sniggering sexism endemic to the IT industry.
Wednesday, March 29th, 2006
Mike follows on from his original question "who would you be?" by adding the subclause "if you were a woman". My answer: Hedy Lamarr.