Code First: Girls CEO Amali de Alwis discusses the issue as #PayMeToo campaign kicks off.
How can more women be encouraged into technology careers? It’s a question that is often put to delegates at tech conferences, but one which continues to be far harder to answer than it is to ask. The problem of gender imbalance in tech is systemic and societal in Western nations.
Network Rail has detailed how the winners of its 'Could IT Be You?' competition, designed to encourage more young women into technology careers, plan to move forward.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/18/network-rail-reveals-results-of-competition-to-help-women-into-tech/
This evening I’m giving a talk to my daughter’s Girl Scouts troop about careers in technology. I’m going to tell them that women have done amazing things in tech. I’m going to tell them that they too can do anything they set their minds to in this arena. But I will be lying to them.
Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech — both in race and gender — has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups have at least one female founder. Most agree that something needs to be done,
Today's interviewee, Viktoria Tsukanov, is one of the executives at predictive marketing company Mintigo who did a study in January, 2015 that seemed to show that large companies with female CEOs "achieve up to 18% higher revenue per employee than male CEOs." The study,
On September 20th UN Women announced the HeForShe campaign, an effort to invite men and boys to join in advocating for gender equality. Actress and UN Women Ambassador Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame gave a moving speech to launch the campaign,
Less than a month after admitting it hires too many white dudes, Google is committing to increasing the number of women and minorities in tech to better reflect society at large. Read More
More than 30 diverse tech startups recently attended the first-ever White House Demo Day as part of President Obama’s Startup America initiative to call attention to the low numbers of women and minority tech entrepreneurs.
Arthur Chu is best known for his odd – but winning – Jeopardy strategy. He brought a web native’s attitude and methodology to win almost $300,000 on the show.
Why are there so embarrassingly few women in the tech industry? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: “It’s a pipeline problem!” So says David Cohen of TechStars, echoing many others, e.g. Paul Graham and CNN. But come on, folks.
Howard Williams, marketing director at Parker Software, explores how recent artificial intelligence mishaps show that AI still isn’t ready to take our jobs just yet.
If you aren’t GDPR compliant you’re likely to be in some serious trouble in the next few months.
Northern England, namely Manchester, is getting its first Amazon office.
If it happens, it will happen in 2020 or 2021, new reports claim.
In the data supply chain, businesses within the financial services space need to understand and to audit what happens to the data across the process.
Earlier this year, BlackBerry sued Facebook in the US for infringement of multiple patents, relating to various aspects of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram.
Developing a deep understanding of customers behaviours and preferences is the key to unlocking your data potential says Stuart Robb, CEO and founder of Equiniti Data.
Lower demand and a component shortage resulted in weak PC sales worldwide.
Some claim blockchain will change the nature of trust – but what does this actually mean?
In today’s self-service, on demand economy, 24x7 technology reliance has become a given.
As reported by the Washington Post, Edward Snowden denies in no uncertain terms the idea that he failed to go through proper channels to expose what he thought were troubling privacy violations being committed by the NSA, and that he observed as a contractor employed by the agency.
Apple listens to user feedback, as evident by the introduction of a new tool that lets users remove the U2 album Songs of Innocence from their iTunes library entirely (via 9to5Mac).
穿戴装置可以是手表、是眼镜、是手环、是耳机，当然...也可以是皮带啰。Emotia 推出的这个概念产品 Belty 就是个皮带，或更准确的说，皮带扣。除了计步和用蓝牙连线手机 App 之外（这俩功能好像是必备的？
Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled by a magic force field. Instead of using chemical coatings they used lasers to etch a nanostructure on the metal itself. It will not wear off,