The importance of getting more women into tech

Code First: Girls CEO Amali de Alwis discusses the issue as #PayMeToo campaign kicks off.

An Action Plan For Getting More Women In Tech

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 reveals results of competition to help women into tech

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/

We Aren't Imagining It: The Tech Industry Needs More Women

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.

The Real Unicorns Are Female Angel Investors

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,

Female-Run Companies Often do Better Than Male-Run Ones (Video)

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,

10 Men Making Waves For Women In Tech

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,

Google’s Tepid Plan To Boost Diversity At Tech Conferences

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

Developing Targeted Initiatives For Women Of Color In Tech

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, “The Jeopardy Guy,” Talks About Gamergate And Web Harassment

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.

Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem

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.

Apple makes its cloud database service open-source

Individuals and businesses can now use FoundationDB in their own projects.

Windows 10 security features can be easily bypassed

Google's Project Zero team reveals Windows 10 lockdown bypass despite requests from Microsoft.

Is your business ready to go cognitive-first?

The businesses of the future will leverage intelligent apps and utilise the full toolkit of Big Data and analytics.

How the next generation of technology is combating cybercrime in the financial sector

Emerging technologies such as AI can be utilised to safeguard businesses against cyber threats.

A look inside the 'work from anywhere' future

The nature of work is changing but are organisations ready to embrace remote working?

eCall – why prioritising network traffic saves lives

Lifeline devices such as eCall have tremendous potential to help save lives as they reduce emergency response times.

ZTE fights back against US ban

Chinese firm slams decision to block sales of its products as 'unfair' and announces a legal battle.

PC shipments fall yet again around the world

Lower demand and a component shortage resulted in weak PC sales worldwide.

How blockchain is changing the nature of trust

Some claim blockchain will change the nature of trust – but what does this actually mean?

Self-service click and collect is the future of IT support

In today’s self-service, on demand economy, 24x7 technology reliance has become a given.

Shunting the FCC To the Slow Lane

An anonymous reader writes "Following the FCC's proposal a couple weeks ago to allow an internet fast lane, a group of activists has come up with a fun counterproposal: force the FCC itself into the slow lane and see how they like it. They write,

MYSQL + MHA +keepalive + VIP安装配置(三)--keepalived安装配置 - sunney

一、概述 keepalived介绍:Keepalived的作用是检测web服务器的状态,如果有一台web服务器死机,或工作出现故障,Keepalived将检测到,并将有故障的web 服务器从系统中剔除,当web服务器工作正常后Keepalived自动将web服务器加入到服务器群中,这些工作全部自动.

[图]iOS 7.1.2更新将于6月27日开始推送

在WWDC大会发布前夕就有外媒在网络流量中发现运行iOS 7.1.2系统的设备,而且都处于非常活跃的状态。

canvas-画图改进版 - wishyouhappy

前几天在canvas——画板中做了个很简陋的画板,只能画简单的线条,可以选择颜色和线条粗度,今天在此简陋的画板上增加了新的形状,撤销,保存,橡皮擦等功能,虽然功能还是很简单,刚接触canvas,过程中还是遇到了很多困难。

[视频]历经16年研发:戴森“黑科技”将于9月4日公布

曾经发明了气旋式吸尘器及无叶风扇,一直在科技创新领域及工业设计处于领先地位的戴森公司终于不甘沉默:最近该公司在视频网站上发布了一则官方视频,宣告其研发了16年,200名工程师参与,投资2800万英镑的神秘新技术“N223计划”即将于9月4日正式公布。

Google Reveals First Wave of Android Apps for Chromebooks

As promised during Google I/O earlier this year, the first Android apps for Chromebooks have arrived.Machines running Google's Chrome OS can now run the Vine, Evernote, Duolingo and Sight Words Android apps on their desktops.See also:

TCL杯HTML5智能电视开发大赛完美落幕,8项获奖应用大揭晓!

由TCL与CSDN联合举办的首届TCL杯HTML5智能电视开发大赛,历时3个月后完美落下帷幕。本次大赛吸引了众多开发者的参与,也收到了许多独具特色的应用。经过严格评审之后,决选出具有代表性的8个应用,最佳应用奖空缺。

2015第八届国际丁二烯产业峰会3月在贵阳隆重召开

上海--(美国商业资讯)--近年来国内丁二烯快速发展,2011至2015年,国内新增丁二烯产能150万吨,其中丁烯-1氧化脱氢制丁二烯工艺技术较多,但受原料供应、生产成本的影响,多套装置均处停车状态,未动工项目几乎全部搁浅,开停车存在不确定性。

80后的互联成长录(二):神一样的校园BBS和网杀论坛

BBS是互联网早期时代一股强大的力量,包括天涯、猫扑、宽带山等BBS都对中国互联网以及互联网文化的形成都有着深远的影响。首先,我得承认我并不是一个喜欢混社区的人,BBS对我来说一直比较遥远。

苹果发布 OS X 10.10.3 正式版 全新照片应用到来

就像之前预测的那样,苹果今天发布了 OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 ,这也是 OS X 系统更新至10.10之后第一个重大更新。OS X 10.10.3 今年2月开始测试。OS X 10.10.3 可以通过 Mac App Store 完成更新。之前的 Yosemite 更新补丁,包括 OS X 10.10.

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