Tag Archives: technology

Women Have to Do It Differently

But not because of their skills. Because of the way the rest of society perceives them. A colleague of mine recently told me he got some computer science students to work for him for free this summer. I’ve interviewed interns … Continue reading

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2011 Capital Startup Challenge

Universities are building damn posh conference centers these days. The Capital Technology Management Hub puts on startup pitch events once a year, along with other tech events once month. Some of the presenters tonight are really well prepared, with great … Continue reading

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Mobile Future Forum

I’m sitting in the audience right now as I post this. This wasn’t possible until recently – I’ve got a camera and text input ability all in the same device. Plus free wifi. This is a nice event; good speakers, … Continue reading

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Media Future Now: C-SPAN's online archives are for YOU to search

Since Howard Mortman’s and Chris Brown’s material was so interesting, I decided to make two videos for this event. Howard talked about C-SPAN’s online video archive. He encourages everyone to use the archives. At the beginning of his talk, he … Continue reading

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Media Future Now: C-SPAN’s online archives are for YOU to search

Since Howard Mortman’s and Chris Brown’s material was so interesting, I decided to make two videos for this event. Howard talked about C-SPAN’s online video archive. He encourages everyone to use the archives. At the beginning of his talk, he … Continue reading

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If our view of masculinity has to change, so does our view of femininity

I went to a panel discussion that was supposed to be about men’s role in family life. One of the panelists was Barbara Ehrenreich, who had taken several low-pay jobs and wrote a book about what it was like living … Continue reading

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We need something first before female role models in math & science can be effective

Whenever I see an article about female role models in math and science, it bothers me a little because I don’t think that lack of role models are the main reason why there aren’t many women in math and science … Continue reading

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