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Sapna Cheryan: Why do women consider a future in computer science to a lesser extent than men?

What do you do when you’ve spent hours writing a post about common misconceptions about women in computer science that turns out to be complete and utter garbage? Why, you post a link to Sapna Cheryan’s TEDx Seattle 2010 talk. Continue reading


Princess at the keyboard

I am a busy lady. As such, I have trouble finding time to read ACM TechNews every time I receive it. Instead, I have committed to read every headline in every issue I receive. I began this habit a few years ago. Slowly, a pattern began to emerge: nearly every issue of TechNews included at least one headline regarding women in computer science. Continue reading